Syrian couple arrested over forged passport

KUWAIT: An attempt by a Syrian couple to leave the country using forged passports was foiled by the vigilance of Acting Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for border security Maj Gen Faisal Al-Sinen. An employee at the airport passports department who was supposed to help the couple leave was also sent to the public prosecution. A security source said information was received by Sinen on the attempt by a Syrian couple to leave the country after making an agreement with an employee to help them, so he ordered an investigation, which led to discovering that the Syrian couple have residency permits on Bulgarian passports, who agreed with an employee to let them board a Kuwait Airways to London using two forged Spanish passports. The employee was arrested red-handed along with the couple.

Soldier files complaint
A soldier in the Kuwait Army accused another of photographing him without his knowledge, and lodged a complaint at Sabah Al-Salem police station. The soldier told police that while at his work at the air defense camp in Subhan, a colleague filmed him without his knowledge. Detectives are investigating.

Hashish seized
Abdaly customs officers arrested a truck driver as he attempted to get rid of six kilograms of hashish he threw behind the customs booth in Abdaly. A security source said customs officers discovered the hashish behind the cabin, so they went over a list of the trucks that went through and were able to identify the truck and arrest the driver. – Al-Rai

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