Ex-con caught with guns, drugs

KUWAIT: An ex-convict justified his possession of two unlicensed pistols as being in self-defense, while he admitted that the 30,000 illicit tablets he possessed were for sale. Detectives learned about the suspect’s activities and arrested him near his house with the drugs and firearms.

A Kuwaiti woman died of injuries after throwing herself from the fifth floor of a building in Andalus in an apparent suicide. Paramedics rushed the woman to Farwaniya hospital where she died. Investigations are underway.

Reckless driving
Detectives are looking for a patrolman who was driving recklessly during the rain. They learned about the incident from video footage posted on social media which apparently showed a police vehicle driving recklessly while it was raining recently.

A citizen fell victim of a scam when she bought a dress for KD 500 from a person who offered it for sale on Instagram. When the package arrived, she discovered that the dress was fake and was actually worth KD 30 only. A security source said the swindler tricked the victim by saying that she owned a big store. The dress was a counterfeit of a well-known brand. The victim contacted the lady, but her phone was not reachable and discovered that the invoice carried the name of a bogus company.

Behind her back
A girl filed a complaint with Hawally police against her two friends who registered telephone lines in her name without her knowledge. Police plan to call upon the girls for questioning.

A Pakistani man told Jahra police that he was robbed by three men, one of whom claimed to be a detective. He said that they escaped with his wallet which had KD 130 in it and his phone. – Al-Rai and Al-Anbaa

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