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Brothel cafes in Hawally raided

KUWAIT: Several cafes in Hawally were recently placed under investigation after Director General of Residency Affairs’ detectives Brigadier Saud Al-Khader received information about illegal activities taking place there. A detective…

Diesel smuggling suspects acquitted

KUWAIT: The criminal court recently acquitted six suspects who had been detained over charges related to the largest foiled diesel smuggling attempt, forgery and money laundering because of procedural mistake…

Man drives through electronics showroom

KUWAIT: An Asian man was detained at Hawally police station for driving his vehicle into the storefront of a wellknown electronics showroom in Hawally and damaging a lot of its…

‘Mean joke’ sends citizen to prison

KUWAIT: A joke became trouble for a citizen when he sent a death threat to his friend from a new phone number. A security source said a man was surprised…

Sponsor accused of Filipina maid’s torture, imprisonment

KUWAIT: A Filipina domestic helper accused her employer of keeping her locked inside his house for three years in addition to torturing her by beating and burning her body. The…

Man arrested for fighting with IS

KUWAIT: A citizen was recently arrested on returning from Syria where he fought with Islamic State (IS) insurgents, said security sources. The public prosecution ordered the suspect’s detention for 10…

Motorists injured in flurry of accidents

KUWAIT: A two-car collision on Sixth Ring Road closed the road that leads to Salmi border area. Both drivers had to be taken to hospital. In another accident, a truck…

259 citations for working during ban

KUWAIT: The Manpower Public Authority announced filing 259 citations to construction workers caught working in the open during inspection campaigns from June 1 to June 18. Working outdoors is banned…

Delivery man beaten for arriving 5 mins late after iftar

Kuwait: A delivery man was beaten by a customer for arriving five minutes late after iftar. The citizen angrily took him inside his diwaniya, took his order, beat him up…

Kuwaitis held in Turkey for shoplifting released

KUWAIT: Following up the detention of three female citizens in Turkey for shoplifting, Kuwait’s consulate in Turkey announced that talks with the Turkish police have so far resulted in the…

One dead, three injured in crash

KUWAIT: One expatriate was killed and three others were injured when a vehicle turned turtle along king Fahad expressway, said security sources. Rescue teams that rushed to the scene found…

Sinking boat rescued

KUWAIT: Shuaiba Marine Rescue Team recently responded to a distress call reporting water leaks inside a yacht near Julaiah base. Security sources said the team rushed to the scene and…