Three arrested on scam charges

KUWAIT: Criminal detectives led by Major General Mahmoud Al-Tabbakh arrested three Arab nationals who conned victims by selling an electronic device they made buyers believe was worth KD 300, offering it to them for KD 50, although the device is worth only KD 30. Several citizens and expats filed complaints that they were cheated. Investigations identified a person, who was arrested. The man then confessed regarding the names of his two partners.

Reckless driver
Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna ordered the detention of a reckless driver after he held a ‘show’ on Fahaheel Expressway. The driver’s car was also impounded. A security source said that traffic officers rejected all ‘wasta’ attempts to free the youth.

Officer attacked
A police officer who works in a ‘sensitive department’ complained that he was attacked while on duty. The officer gave police the details of the citizen who attacked him and deliberately rammed his car, chasing him and filming him with his mobile. The officer said he showed the attacker his ID, but he kept pursuing him and ramming his car, until both reached Nugra police station.

Pedestrian mugged
Hawally prosecutor asked detectives to look for unidentified persons who robbed a Bangladeshi man while posing as detectives. The victim told police he was robbed of KD 267. – Al-Anbaa

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