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9 arrested for running fake maids’ offices

KUWAIT: Residency Affairs Department detectives arrested nine Asian nationals who ran several fake domestic helpers’ recruitment offices. They were charged with trading in domestic helpers as they were found to…

Interior Ministry warns against fake maids offices

KUWAIT: Director General of the Interior Ministry’s Residency Detectives Affairs Department Brigadier Saud Abdallah Al-Khader, and Director General of Relations and Security Information General Department Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash yesterday warned…

Kuwaiti man arrested for hitting police car

KUWAIT: A citizen deliberately collided with a patrol car in an attempt to escape between Egaila and Jaber Al-Ali. A police officer said that while a traffic patrol was roaming…

Police free three Filipina hostages in Farwaniya

KUWAIT: Farwaniya detectives managed to free three Filipinas held by an Asian woman in a Farwaniya apartment for four days, said security sources. Case papers indicate that one of the…

Domestic helpers and drivers held for violating residency law

KUWAIT: Iqama Affairs Detectives arrested 16 domestic helpers and four drivers for violating the Residency Law. Information received indicated that a Syrian placed an advert about ‘hiring housemaids on hourly…

Ethiopian vice gang busted, Syrian forger arrested for forging driver’s licenses

KUWAIT: Residency Affairs Detectives arrested an Ethiopian gang that urges domestic helpers to escape from their sponsors to become active in vice acts. Several flats used as brothels were raided…

Illicit detergents factory busted

KUWAIT: Commerce and Industry Ministry said Jabriya Evening Inspection System uncovered an unlicensed detergents factory. Hundreds of bottles were labeled fraudulently with names of international brands. The ministry is working…

Farwaniya shoplifter arrested

KUWAIT: Farwaniya detectives, in cooperation and coordination with The Avenues mall administration, put an end to the activity of a female citizen who frequented the mall during the past few…

Court adjourns Abdali cell session to Dec 8

KUWAIT: The Criminal Court, chaired by Judge Mohammad Al-Duaij, yesterday adjourned its session on case number 55/2015 on the Abdali terrorist cell with 26 defendants to December 8, to hear…

Dead child recovered off Salmiya beach

KUWAIT: Salmiya Sea Rescue divers found the body of a dead child after they responded when they heard children screaming for help near a beach. The body was handed to…

Ethiopian woman beats up Kuwaiti man when he offered money for sex

KUWAIT: An Ethiopian woman exchanged blows with a 22-year-old citizen when he offered her money for sex, and she lodged a complaint at Nugra police station. A security source said…

Man killed in tent fire; Smuggler arrested

KUWAIT: A man died in a fire that broke out in a tent in Sabah Al-Ahmad City. Wafra firemen responded and put out the fire, and the charred body of…