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Citizens smuggle 31 packets of hashish

KUWAIT: Two citizens were recently arrested with the possession of 31 pieces of hashish. Case papers indicate that a coastguard boat spotted a boat on radar systems. When they reached…

Prostitution network run by Syrian busted

KUWAIT: Residency affairs department detectives busted a prostitution network that practices its activities during the holy month of Ramadan. The network is run by a Syrian national who kept half…

Motorist critically hurt in 5-car pileup

KUWAIT: One man was critically injured in a five-vehicle collision at the Fahaheel Highway towards Kuwait City yesterday. Firefighters and paramedics worked for 45 minutes to remove the man who…

152 expats deported for driving without license

KUWAIT: Ministry of Interior’s Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna announced that 152 expatriates were arrested and immediately deported for driving without a driver’s license. In this…

Cassation court rejects Al-Watan newspaper’s appeal

KUWAIT: The Court of Cassation yesterday rejected a request made by Al-Watan Press, Printing and Publishing House to suspend and appeal court’s decision to close down Al-Watan newspaper and its…

Filipina kidnapped in Farwaniya and raped in Jahra

KUWAIT: Three persons kidnapped a Filipina in Farwaniya and raped her in Jahra. According to a security source, the Filipina told Farwaniya police that she was beaten by two persons…

Pakistani man in niqab arrested near Jleeb mosque

KUWAIT: A Pakistani man was recently arrested while dressed in niqab (face covering) and a woman’s attire. The ‘woman’ was talking on a cellphone near a mosque in Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh,…

Filipino man arrested for prostitution; Indian beats up Egyptian for talking too much

Kuwait: Residency department detectives arrested a Filipino man who works for a health center and practiced indecent acts there. A security source said the Filipino promoted his activity through social…

Homosexual starts fight in prison

KUWAIT: A homosexual female inmate at the central prison started a fight with a mother and her daughter after the mother protested the inmate’s harassment of her daughter. A security…

Fireman hurt in basement blaze

KUWAIT: A fire broke out in the basement of a four-storey Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh building yesterday morning exacerbated by sponge, lumber and decorative materials stored in the basement, said security sources.…

Beggar caught after causing mosque scare

KUWAIT: A Jordanian woman created fear in Sulaibiya and was arrested by police. The woman drew the attention of policemen when she ran in front of a mosque during Friday…

Two injured in factory fire

KUWAIT: A huge fire broke out in an aluminum and lumber factory in Amghara, said security sources. The fire started in the early hours on Friday and initial investigations showed…