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280 people sent for deportation following Amghara crackdown

744 released out of 1,024 persons inspected KUWAIT: A security campaign was carried out at Amghara scarp yard in the presence of the ministry’s undersecretary. The area was closed off…

250 kg hashish smuggling bid foiled

KUWAIT: Coastguards foiled an attempt to smuggle 250 kg of hashish into the country by sea. Marine security received tips about the attempt, so a warrant was obtained. A boat…

Child’s play leads to attempted murder

KUWAIT: A fight between children in Dhaher almost led to the killing of one parent, who received a bullet in his left foot as two more bullets missed him. The…

Maid accused of jewelry theft

KUWAIT: A domestic helper fled her sponsor’s house with jewelry worth KD 2,000 in addition to KD 500 in cash, according to the employer. A complaint was lodged at Jahra…

Seven teams controlled junkyard fire

KUWAIT: Seven teams succeeded in controlling a fire that broke out in Al-Naeem junkyard next to Al-Salmi road on Tuesday, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) announced. In a press release…

500 expats to be deported for violating laws, criminal acts

KUWAIT: The interior ministry said Monday it sent around 500 expatriates to the deportation center for violating the residency law and committing crimes. It added in a statement this came…

Family rescued from burning Abdullah Al-Mubarak house

KUWAIT: A fire broke out in a citizen’s house in Abdullah Al-Mubarak and residents were trapped by the flames, said Kuwait Fire Service Directorate’s (KFSD) public relations and media department.…

Kuwaitis banned from leaving Sri Lanka over assault

COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan court yesterday impounded the passports of a Kuwaiti couple who tried to smuggle a dog into the country and assaulted five customs officers who tried to…

Fight over ‘kiki’ dance?

KUWAIT: Ahmadi detectives are looking for 10 men who allegedly attacked and beat up four young men inside a mall causing them fractures, cuts and bruises. The prosecutor has listed…

Attempt to smuggle in 6,488 bottles of liquor

KUWAIT: Shuwaikh customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle into Kuwait 6,488 bottles of liquor in a container of wood and marble. The shipment arrived from an Asian country. Elsewhere,…

Pistol wielding man hijacks vehicle in Industrial Jahra

KUWAIT: Taima police were dreadfully surprised by a citizen with is driver claiming that a man with a pistol stopped the driver in Industrial Jahra and removed him from the…

Drug smugglers arrested at sea

KUWAIT: A citizen and a non-Kuwaiti were arrested with 22 kg of hashish they fished out from the sea, said security sources. Case papers indicate that coastguards and narcotics police…