KUWAIT: A special forces agent dressed in full uniform was arrested for possession and abuse of drugs, resisting arrest, attempting to escape and assaulting fellow policemen. In a similar incident, two police detectives were arrested in two separate incidents with drugs. The sources explained that the first suspect was arrested in Ahmadi with drugs and a weapon. The sources noted that the suspect was high on drugs and kept screaming blame at the force because he was a ‘colleague.’ The second suspect was arrested in Mubarak Al-Kabeer after causing an accident, said security sources, noting that on noticing how weirdly he acted, traffic police searched his vehicle and found drugs in it.
An Egyptian named Saddam was arrested in Farwaniya for violating residency laws and referred for deportation, said security sources. Case papers indicate that the suspect was spotted and arrested while trying to avoid a checkpoint.
Farwaniya detectives raided a warehouse in Hasawi, where two Egyptians had been storing tons of stolen copper cables stolen from Ministry of Electricity and Water power units. Case papers indicate that a police patrol suspected a truck loaded with copper cables with two Egyptians onboard. The suspects immediately confessed that the cables were stolen and that they had been using a house in Hasawi to store them. A case was filed.
A citizen wanted over a criminal case was arrested in Jahra, said security sources, noting that the suspect was stopped by a police patrol for obstructing traffic flow. The sources added that the man had no ID on him, but on checking his fingerprints, he was found wanted and was apprehended and referred to relevant authorities.
Jahra detectives conducted a wide-scale inspection campaign which resulted in arresting a 22-year-old citizen with 13 bags of drugs and some hashish joints.
A citizen filed a complaint against his younger brother at Jahra police station, saying that he assaulted him when he asked him not to smoke. A case was filed and the assailant is being summoned. – Translated from the Arabic press