KUWAIT: A 16-year-old bedoon (stateless) boy was instantly killed when he ran into a glass door while trying to escape from a mosque after stealing a worshiper’s wallet. According to the police’s report, the boy snatched the wallet and ran away, but crashed into a glass door that was shattered into pieces. One piece pierced through his chest and penetrated into his heart, killing him instantly, according to the report.
Two men escaped from a their detention cell at Zahra police station after they removed the window’s frame and jumped outside. They were later located in Al-Rai and placed under arrest. The two suspects, Iranian, were arrested for entering Kuwait illegally and robbery, said security sources. Meanwhile, an investigation was opened to determine the responsibility of policemen in duty over the incident.
Two dead in crash
Two people died and five others injured in a horrific accident reported at the Sixth Ring Road yesterday. Three vehicles and a truck were involved in the accident, according to security sources.
Intoxicated man arrested
An Asian man was arrested in Kuwait City for alcohol consumption. Police had stopped the man who was acting strangely while walking by a street in the area, and found out that he was intoxicated. The man was taken to the proper authorities for further action. Capital police also arrested a citizen under the influence of drugs, in addition an Asian man who is wanted for a criminal case.
Six drug cases
Narcotics department statistics in the period of March 16-24 showed that detectives managed to file six drug trafficking cases and arrested 10 suspects. They include five Egyptians, two Gulf nationals, two Kuwaitis and a US citizen, said security sources. The total amount of drugs confiscated in the all cases includes 250 grams of hashish, 120 grams of methamphetamine, 30 grams of marijuana and 2,200 illicit pills, the sources noted. Seventeen expatriates were also deported for assisting drug traffickers in smuggling or pushing their drugs, according to the sources.
The Ministry of Interior’s Supervision and Inspection Director Major General Mohammed Ali Al-Enezi carried out a three-hour inspection tour at the ministry’s departments at Kuwait International Airport. The tour resulted in filing a number of citations where personnel were absent during official working hours.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun