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Drug dealer arrested

crime-scene-picKUWAIT: A man was sent to the Drugs Control General Department (DGCA) for possession of heroin with intention to sell. He was also charged with beating and insulting a public employee. Police patrol officers in Dhahar area had stopped the citizen for reckless driving, but as soon as he stopped he came out of his car and began swearing at the policemen. Twenty six capsules were found in his car.

Rock climber freed

A group of young men managed to free a Kuwaiti man’s vehicle which was stuck in huge rocks in Subiya. The driver was reportedly climbing a hill when his sports-utility-vehicle (SUV) became trapped between boulders. According to a security source, the area has become popular among drivers, particular SUV owners who take rock climbing as a form of entertainment, yet risking their and people’s safety in the process.

Thieves caught

Director of Ahmadi detectives department Lieutenant Colonel Omar Al-Rasheed sent four men to the public prosecution for stealing public property and selling it in Amghara. A security source said a company had complained that KD 8,000 were stolen, so Abu Hulaifa detectives were asked to handle the case. Using GPS to detect cell phone signals in the area, police identified and arrested an Asian national who lives in the same area, and he confessed that he along with three others formed a gang to steal cables. He added that they stole from at least eight sites, including the latest reported case.

Fire Broke

A fire broke out in a hall that hosted a social gathering for women, and two of them suffered smoke inhalation. They were taken to Jahra Hospital, and their conditions were described as stable. The fire had started in the buffet area, and firefighters’ prompt intervention helped limit its spread.

Smuggling foiled

Customs officers at Kuwait International Airport stopped a woman’s attempt to smuggle six bags of qat she hid in bags containing spices and flour. She was taken to Drugs Control General Department. The woman seemed nervous and worried upon arrival, so her luggage were searched and the qat were found.

Scam

A man accused another of swindling him after handing him KD 225,000 to invest in goods, but he brought him items with KD 80,000 only. The Indian man went to Fahaheel police station and told them he agreed with a Kuwaiti national to bring goods with KD 225,000 but he brought him items worth KD 80,000 and did not return the rest. Ahmadi detectives took over the case. Separately, a citizen accused her friend of swindling her after convincing her to open a women’s beauty salon project, took KD 38,000 and disappeared. She told Sabah Al-Salem police that her friend did not answer her calls after receiving the money. Police are investigating.

Ex-wife threatened

A citizen attempted to hit his ex-wife’s car then chased her to her house in Taima and waved a fire arm in front of her, according to her statements. The woman went to Taima police station and told them that her ex-husband chased her, then made a sudden stop in front of her in an attempt to make her vehicle collide with his own. She avoided the impact, however, then when she arrived home, he ‘waved the fire arm’ in front of her and escaped. Detectives are investigating.

Domestic violence

A woman accused her husband of beating and injuring her in their Sabah Al-Salem house. The woman gave police a medical report showing the injuries she sustained due to the attack. The husband is being questioned about the alleged attack. – Al-Anbaa, Al-Rai

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