Over 1,000 security restrictions lifted

KUWAIT: The Relations and Security Information Department at the Interior Ministry commented on queries about the ministry placing security restrictions on some citizens and expats due to their political stands, which was mentioned by MPs. The statement said the legislator commissioned the ministry to uphold security and law and order domestically, in order to prevent crime and protect lives and property. It said concerned bodies at the ministry, on the orders of the interior minister, examined complaints it received and lifted restrictions on more than 1,000 cases. The rest of the cases are being examined, and the ministry will accept any complaint.

Roundabout open
The traffic department, in cooperation with the Ministry of Public Works, will open the health ministry roundabout on Jamal Abdelnasser Road near Garnata today. Traffic from the UN roundabout to the psychiatric hospital roundabout will be diverted.

Brewery busted
Ahmadi security raided a liquor brewery in Wafra after patrols caught an Asian man carrying a sack who attempted to escape. He confessed to distilling liquor. Police found 40 drums, nine distillation drums and 244 bottles in the house. The suspect and the liquor were sent to concerned authorities.

Ahmadi security carried out a campaign covering several areas of the governorate, resulting in issuing 128 traffic violations and arrested 17 on debt charges, while three cars were impounded. Six persons were arrested with drugs. Separately, Kuwait Municipality conducted a crackdown on restaurants and shops in Sharq, Qibla, and Shuwaikh, during which 62 kilograms of expired food products were confiscated.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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