KUWAIT: Two Kuwaiti men and an Indonesian woman were found dead in an apartment in Salwa, a statement by the interior ministry said yesterday. The ministry’s media and public relations department said police officers also found an injured Indian man at the scene of the crime. He informed the police about the three dead bodies, said the ministry, adding that forensic teams arrived at the scene and an investigation was launched to determine what took place.
The injured man was taken to Mubarak Hospital for treatment and is in stable condition, added the statement.
According to informed sources, one of the Kuwaiti men was a 58-year-old member of the ruling family. He was shot in the neck.
The other male victim, aged 68, was gagged and shot in the face. The 46-year-old Indonesian woman was gagged and bound and was shot in the mouth. The Indian man, aged 45, survived after being shot in the back.
Another source said that the ruling family member’s secretary had withdrawn KD 450,000 from the bank and given it to the sheikh a few hours before the killings. Later yesterday, sources said two people have been arrested in connection with the murders.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun