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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…

Man steals ambulance from Jahra Hospital

KUWAIT: A citizen returned an ambulance he stole from Jahra Hospital and turned himself in to Naeem police. Paramedics arrived at the hospital with an emergency case, and when they…

Fishmonger used nails to increase fish weight

KUWAIT: Responding to a complaint about inserting steel nails inside fish to increase their weight, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) yesterday announced referring a fishmonger to the commercial…

Six rescued from sinking boat

KUWAIT: A boat sailing between Failaka and Salmiya sank with seven citizens onboard. Coastguard and sea rescue men were able to save six of them, while search is on for…

Smoker assaults cop at hospital

KUWAIT: Environment police responded to a call from the Jahra Hospital director about smoking within the hospital compound. Policemen issued several citations against smokers, until a soldier who was being…

377,000 Captagon tablets busted at Abdaly border

Parcel containing four kilograms of cannabis arrives at post office KUWAIT: Abdaly customs officers caught a Syrian driver with 377,000 Captagon tablets upon his arrival from Iraq. The tablets were…

Fire destroys dhow near Sharq fish market

KUWAIT: A dhow was totally destroyed when a huge fire broke out onboard while it was docked near the fish market in Sharq yesterday, said security sources. Strong winds helped…

Officers foil cigarettes smuggling

KUWAIT: Nuwaiseeb land border customs officers confiscated 1,973 cartons of cigarettes with passengers traveling out of the country. The commerce ministry bans such items from being taken out of the…

Forged diplomas discovered, ministry employee arrested

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education announced yesterday the discovery of a number of forged diplomas issued by an Arab country in the past few months for various university stages…

Court rejects cop’s compensation demand

KUWAIT: The court of misdemeanor yesterday rejected a police officer’s demand for KD 20,000 in compensation from two citizens who had assaulted him while on duty on grounds that the…