Multiple drug-related arrests made around Kuwait


KUWAIT: Farwaniya security directorate officers arrested an Arab man with possession of 26 envelopes suspected of containing shabu (meth), along with 107 Tramadol pills and three envelopes of chemical; a variation of ‘Spice’ (synthetic marijuana) with added chemicals. The man was taken to the Drug Control General Department (DCGD) to face charges. In another case, Hawally security arrested a citizen in an abnormal condition who was obstructing traffic. Police found four butts of cigarettes suspected of containing drugs in the man’s possession.

Meanwhile, three Asians were arrested for brewing liquor. Police found 2,300 bottles and 50 drums. Also, Ahmadi security arrested a citizen with herbal material, along with remnants of a cigarette. He was found wanted on debt cases. Separately, Capital police arrested a citizen in an abnormal condition with eight pills suspected of being Lyrica. Another citizen was found wanted to serve a five-year jail sentence. He is also wanted for using and trading in drugs.



Mubarak Al-Kabeer security arrested six indebted people, six absconders and a roaming vendor. Six vehicles wanted by authorities and three other vehicles were impounded, and 20 people were given humanitarian assistance. Separately, General security personnel set up several checkpoints, resulting in the arrest of 13 persons including seven citizens and six expats with drugs. A citizen was found wanted on a debt case.



The Traffic Department announced the opening of a detour on the Sixth Ring Road at the intersection with Al-Ghous Street. The traffic light will be removed today morning.


By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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