Woman arrested for liquor trade

KUWAIT: Farwaniya detectives recently raided a liquor factory, and arrested an Asian woman who ran the place. The woman also hired a number of compatriots to distribute her products. Case papers indicate that police patrol officers spotted a woman carrying a large bag and on approaching her, she tried to flee but was caught. By checking the bag she carried, policemen found out that it was full of liquor bottles. The woman led police to where she brewed the liquor and to her associates. In another case, an Asian man was recently arrested in Fintas with possession of 160 bottles of homebrewed liquor, said security sources. Case papers indicate that patrol officers stopped the man and on noticing that he was nervous, they searched his vehicle to find the liquor in the trunk.

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