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Fake nurses busted

KUWAIT: Residency Affairs Departments’ detectives arrested a worker and three maids who changed jobs and worked as nurses though they were not qualified. The arrest was made after an agreement…

Illegal weapons trader arrested

KUWAIT: A citizen was arrested trading in unlicensed weapons. The arrest was made when an undercover went to buy a 9mm browning pistol for KD 800 and the suspect was…

Bombing victims’ relatives to attend Aug 4 hearing

KUWAIT: More than 50 judicial complaints will be sent to the courts by the relatives of those killed or injured in the Al-Sadiq mosque bombing, an informed source said. They…

Son torches mother’s house; Fake maids’ company busted

KUWAIT: A citizen accused her son of deliberately torching her house and filed a felony complaint against her son at Sulaibikhat police station. The 54-year-old woman told police that the…

Ahmadi tenant reports rape

KUWAIT: Ahmadi detectives are investigating an incident that reportedly happened inside a Filipina woman’s apartment, to verify her claims that she was raped and mugged. A security source said that…

KD 2,000 saved from blaze

KUWAIT: Wafra fire center responded to fire in residence used by bachelor workers employed by a state department. A bag containing KD 2,000 was reportedly recovered before fire caught it…

Indian man commits suicide in parents’ home

KUWAIT: An Indian man, 25, committed suicide in his parents’ home in Salmiya, according to preliminary investigations. The deceased’s sister called operations and the body was recovered by the coroner.…

First hearing for IS fund raisers

KUWAIT: In view of holding the first hearing for suspects accused of funding IS militant groups including their leader, Fahad Farraj, security sources said that the courts complex locally known…

Teens stab, rob taxi driver

KUWAIT: Two juveniles, a citizen and an Egyptian, were recently arrested for stabbing a taxi driver and stealing KD 30 from him in Farwaniya, said security sources. Case papers indicate…

Bogus ‘Sheikh’

Kuwait: A haris (building custodian) was happy when he received a call from a person who claimed to be a ruling family member, and told him he will help release…

IS-affiliated citizen sentenced to 10 years

KUWAIT: The Appeals Court yesterday overruled a criminal court verdict sentencing a citizen to 15 years in prison with labor for joining Islamic State (IS), and sentenced him to 10…

Deadly gas leak in Shuwaikh contained

KUWAIT: Firemen controlled an ammonia gas leak in an industrial Shuwaikh company. Ammonia gas is used for cooling in large refrigerators. The leak was discovered in the basement of a…