Drug smuggling attempts foiled

KUWAIT: Abdaly custom officers foiled two smuggling attempts of hashish and Captagon to the country. A customs source said the first operation included an attempt to smuggle two kilograms of hashish, while the second included an attempt to smuggle 25,944 Captagon tablets, which were caught with a Syrian truck driver coming from Iraq.

Thief caught
Salwa police arrested a citizen in his thirties, who appeared in footage on social media robbing and running over a grocery shop worker in Salmiya. He was also found to be wanted on five similar cases. The arrest was made in Salwa and detectives took the suspect to the department where he confessed to committing five thefts using the same method in various areas of Hawally governorate.

Officers injured
Captain Mubarak Al-Hajraf and policeman Mohammad Abdelhamid were run over by a reckless driver when they attempted to stop him in Taima. A security source said while Jahra patrolmen trying to control reckless drivers in Jahra, a driver in a sports car hit them, and they were taken to Jahra Hospital. The driver is being sought.

Policemen questioned
Director general of criminal detectives Maj Gen Mahmoud Al-Tabbakh ordered the electronic crimes team to question officers and policemen who photographed the body of a Kuwait woman who was allegedly killed by an Ethiopian maid in Andalus. A security source said those who handled the case are being summoned for questioning to determine who leaked the citizen’s photo.

Breach of trust
A citizen accused two expats of breach of trust. He told police he gave the expats KD 29,700 to give it to a company but they did not do so. Police are investigating.

Walkie-talkie missing
A citizen told police that a walkie-talkie that belonged to +his company was stolen from his car. The prosecution is investigating.

Vice acts
Ahmadi prosecutor ordered the arrest of an expat who threatened and blackmailed a compatriot. This action came after a complaint by an Arab woman at Fintas police station, saying she was being blackmailed and urged to commit vice acts.

License plates stolen
Ahmadi detectives are looking for a thief who stole license plates of a VIP’s car. The car’s owner complained to Nuwaiseeb police about the incident. It is believed the thief will use the plates on another car to avoid arrest. – Al-Rai and Al-Anbaa

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