Road dispute leads to assault

KUWAIT: Arabi Sports Club water polo player Mohammad Najem was beaten in Dasma by six men for honking while driving. The player was driving in Kuwait City when a car steered towards him, so he honked to alert the driver, and kept driving. On reaching Dasma, men from the same car along with three others attacked him with sharp objects, leaving him with a head injury and other injuries before escaping. The victim was taken to Amiri Hospital as detectives are working on the case.

Bayan detectives arrested an ex-convict for breaking into cars and stealing their contents. A citizen complained to Bayan police about the theft of smart phones from his car. Detectives identified the suspect and arrested him. The man admitted during questioning that he stole money to use for buying drugs.

Suicide bid
A woman swallowed 14 antihestamine tablets in a suicide attempt after her relationship with her boyfriend ended. The man informed police immediately, and paramedics rushed to the scene. They found the woman in bad shape and rushed her to Mubarak Hospital. Police are waiting for her to be cleared for questioning.

Drug abuse
A citizen and a bedoon girl were found under the influence of drugs inside a stolen car. An envelope containing drugs was found with them. They were arrested and sent to concerned authorities.

Maids fight
Two maids fought following an argument after their employer ordered them to find a valuable object that was last inside his house. The Kuwaiti man had threatened to cut 50 percent of the maids’ salaries should they fail to find the object. The two ended up fighting, and one of them had to be sent to Adan Hospital for treatment. – Translated from the Arabic press

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