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Duo held on drugs smuggling charges

egyptian-drugsKUWAIT: A citizen and his Egyptian friend were recently arrested with possession of drugs they had imported and were trading in, said security sources. Narcotics detectives had been tipped off that the men had just imported a shipment of European hashish by air cargo.

After raiding an apartment in Sabah Al-Salem which the suspects rented, the detectives found 1.5 kilograms of hashish, tools used in preparing and packing the drug for sale, sums of money and a weapon. A case was filed and the suspects were referred to relevant authorities.

Four injured in cooking gas explosion A fire broke out in a Jahra building, said security sources. According to Jahra firemen, the fire was caused by the explosion of a cooking gas cylinder, which blew off an apartment ceiling and an entire wall on the second floor. Four expatriates were injured in the fire.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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This article was published on 12/07/2015