Housemaid commits suicide

KUWAIT: A Filipina housemaid was found handing dead at her sponsor’s house in Reqqa, in a case filed as suicide. The house lady checked on her maid when she was unusually late and found her hanging motionless from the ceiling in her bedroom, a security source said. Investigations are ongoing in the case. Separately, an Ethiopian housemaid was rushed to Al-Sabah Hospital with serious forehead injuries she sustained by banging her head to a wall several times in an attempt to commit suicide at her sponsor’s house in Sulaibikhat.

Identity theft
Police arrested a citizen sentenced to four years in jail over forgery charges he was found guilty of. Case papers indicate that detectives were tipped off on how the suspect has been escaping arrest using his twin brother’s ID. The suspect was later stopped at a check point where detectives checked his fingerprints to identify him despite resistance. In another case, a female citizen, who had been wanted for financial claims, was arrested in Farwaniya. Case papers indicate that a police patrol suspected a vehicle parked in a dark spot with a girl in it. On approaching the vehicle, detectives found out that the girl was wanted and had heroin on her. A case was filed.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun and agencies

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