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Thirteen Barrak supporters detained, Saudi deported

KUWAIT: The public prosecutor yesterday ordered the detention of 13 citizens who were arrested along with former MP Musallam Al- Barrak last Saturday, said security sources, adding that one Saudi national arrested with them was deported. Meanwhile, Barrak’s lawyer, Thamer Al-Jadaei said that the mobile phones of those arrested had been confiscated and had not yet reached the public prosecution office; a situation he warned on his Twitter account “might subject [the devices] to manipulation, addition of data, deletion of names or the calling of somebody to create a fake evidence.”

MP employee charged with harassment The Health Ministry’s legal affairs department plans to investigate a complaint filed by a number of Adan hospital female secretaries about being repeatedly harassed by an MP’s business manager, well-informed ministry sources. The secretaries reported that during his repeated visits to facilitate some treatment transactions on behalf of the lawmaker, the agent would harass them verbally and physically.

MEW staff rewarded The Ministr y of Elect r i c i ty and Water Undersecretary recently sent a letter to the Civil Services Commission insisting on a KD 400 reward for some ministry employees who helped reconnect power during a recent blackout.

Case rejected Lawyers Mohammed Hamza and Jaleel Al- Tabbakh said that they filed a case against a Kuwait University instructor for allegedly insulting some Shiite female students and demanded KD 5,001 in compensation and detention of the suspect. The case was not approved by the court.

Students allowances approved The Ministry of Higher Education recently approved a proposal made by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Mubarak Al-Khurainej to increase the allowances of Kuwaiti students abroad according to inflation rates in each country. The committee added that Education Minister Dr Bader Al- Essa recently provided them with the detailed lists of the new allowances’ values.

Syndicate asks Omair to resign In response to the statements made by oil minister Dr Ali Al-Omair in which he claimed that some people had tried provoking oil sector unions and syndicates, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) employees syndicate’s board said that the minister must not force the syndicates into his own current conflicts in a bid to change an Amiri decree on changing the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation’s board before the current one concludes its tenure. “We stand at equal distances from all conflicting parties,” stressed the syndicate. They further urged the minister to resign and end what it described as a phase of “paralysis” to national economy due to the ongoing conflict between the minister and those rejecting the change in the KPC board.

‘Care Society’ for orphans The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor recently issued a ministerial decision allowing the formation of “Kayan Family Care Society,” founded by 110 members, including female citizens, activists and some members of the ruling family. The society looks after children of unknown parents, raise them in better social environments, in care houses or with some foster families, with the ultimate goal of bringing them up as good citizens and getting them integrated into society.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi

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This article was published on 15/06/2015