KUWAIT: Kheitan police station chief Lieutenant Colonel Majid Khalaf ordered the detention of a policeman from the Najda sector for committing robberies while in uniform. A security source said that several expatriates complained that a uniformed policeman and a man in plain clothes entered a building in Kheitan and took KD 250 from an Egyptian and four Asian expats then escaped. The identity of the policeman was determined following the questioning of the victims, then Director General of Najda Lt Gen Zuhair Al-Nasrallah, who ordered the arrest of the policeman asked the victims to identify him from a line up. The suspect was interrogated by Farwaniya detectives after identification. The police officer asked not to be sent for interrogation and said he will return the money he stole but his request was rejected and he was sent to the public prosecution.
Three arrested in car chase
Policemen arrested three citizens following a marathon chase from Farwaniya to Jahra Governorates and the chase ended on Salmy Road. The three were charged with theft, fleeing police and damaging a police car, meanwhile detectives are investigating the case to find out how the suspects got rid of one or more fire arms that were used during the chase.
Citizen arrested over fire arms
A citizen was detained in Hadiya police station in preparation for sending him to the criminal detectives for questioning over having an unlicensed fire arm and using it in an inhabited area and endangering others’ lives, that besides using drugs. Police received a call about a man firing shots in the air and that he was intoxicated. Police went to the site then the suspect came out of his house. Eight rounds were found in his pocket, then when asked where was the weapon he said it was in the trash dumpster, where it was found.
Roommate steals KD 500 gold
A Filipina woman accused a compatriot of hers of stealing gold worth KD500. She told Fahaheel police that the accused used to be her roommate before disappearing.
Care worker insulted
Meanwhile, an Egyptian man who works in a café said that a customer insulted and beat him inside his place of work. The man said the customer became angry when his order was late.