KUWAIT: A security source said authorities sent blogger Sarah Al-Durais to concerned authorities following her arrest on arrival at Kuwait International Airport. She was later released by the public prosecution on a KD 1,000 bail. The source said that Durais was arrested at dawn yesterday based on a warrant from the prosecution following a complaint by a lawyer who claimed she insulted the Prophet (PBUH) on her personal Twitter account.
A worker fell to his death from a building under construction in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh. The coroner was called as investigations are on to find out whether there is foul play involved.
Weapons detectives carried out a campaign on Monday evening in Hawally with the participation of officers from different departments including the traffic department and public security. This move was to ensure security and collect all unlicensed weapons.
A female citizen accused a man of swindling her out of KD 23,000 to launch a charity project, only to discover that he lied to her. A case was filed for investigations. Meanwhile, a man accused a shopkeeper of withdrawing KD 1,000 through the K-Net machine although he only bought KD 100 worth of goods from the his shop.
A man was detained at Hadiya police station after he was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in the area.
Police in Hawally are looking for two persons who entered a baqala (convenience store) in Maidan Hawally holding with sharp objects and robbed the grocer of KD 120 and telephone recharge cards worth KD 190 before escaping.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun