Man reports ‘sleepy’ drunk neighbor to police

KUWAIT: A drunken man went into his neighbor’s diwaniya saying “I want to sleep”. The neighbor turned him over to police, who charged him with entering a home and drunkenness. The suspect parked his car in the middle of the street and entered the diwaniya. The shocked neighbor called police and told them his neighbor disturbs him continuously because of his drinking.


Two citizens exchanged blows in Hawally due to a traffic dispute. Pedestrians broke up the fight, then both went to the police station and lodged complaints. Investigations are underway.

Smuggling foiled

Salmi customs officers discovered an attempt by a citizen to smuggle hashish hidden in oranges as he arrived from Saudi Arabia. He was sent to the Drugs Control General Department. Officers found one kilogram of hashish, 54 Captagon tablets, 29 banned tablets and suspected shabu.

Sheep theft

A police night patrol in Salmi led to the arrest of a sheep thief, who was sent to concerned authorities with his stolen animals. The suspect was driving a pick-up truck with nine sheep. He was stopped and confessed to stealing them from a farm at knifepoint.


Police arrested a drunken citizen accused by a Syrian of attempting to kidnap his son. Police asked detectives to bring in the suspect who was at his house, so a warrant was obtained. He resisted arrest and exchanged blows with officers. A source said detectives were not able to question him because he was extremely drunk. He was detained to face legal action after he sobers up.


An Egyptian accused her neighbor, a citizen, of insulting and threatening her due to a dispute over a car parking spot. The Egyptian said all building residents know that the spot is hers, but she was surprised to find her neighbor’s car parked there. When she asked her to move it, she verbally insulted and threatened her.


Ahmadi police arrested a citizen wanted on swindling cases following resistance and failed attempts to escape. Ahmadi patrols in Fintas stopped the suspect at night and found him wanted on fraud cases. – Translated by Kuwait Times from Al-Rai

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