Liquor containers smuggled out from Shuwaikh Port found

KUWAIT: Concerned police authorities in cooperation with customs department detectives located the two containers that were smuggled out of Shuwaikh Port on Dec 14. Investigations indicated the containers were in a fenced off area in Amghara, and found to contain liquor brought in from a neighboring country. The Ministry of Interior’s relations and security information department said in a statement five suspects, all Indian, were identified, and the main suspect was arrested at Kuwait International Airport while attempting to flee the country. His partner who had moved the two containers was also arrested, while a third is being arrested by a Gulf country. The fourth and fifth suspects were able to escape to India via a Gulf country. The first and second suspect told police they had brought another container before, which was located and found to contain liquor and fireworks.

Forgery
A Kuwaiti teacher told Salam police that KD 778 were stolen from his bank account online, and that he had informed the bank about the withdrawal.

Drug possession
A bedoon, who was in an abnormal condition, was arrested in Fintas with ‘chemical’ drug (spice) and cigarette rolling paper. – Translated by Kuwait Times from the Arabic press


This article was published on 02/01/2017