Officer jailed for smoking shisha

KUWAIT: A police officer was seen smoking shisha in a cafe and his pictures were circulated on social media. This led supervision and inspection officers to the café in Farwaniya, who arrested him. They then informed Assistant Undersecretary for General Security Maj Gen Ibrahim Al-Tarrah, who ordered him jailed for 20 days for violating interior ministry rules and regulations. He was sent to the military prison to serve the sentence.




Residency affairs detectives arrested a Syrian and a Bangladeshi who forged “to who it may concern” certificates in the name of the Public Authority for Housing Welfare. They were charged with forgery in official documents. The arrest was made in Saad Al-Abdullah, and forged documents were found with them. The two suspects are being sent to the public prosecution.


Fake cop


A citizen was surprised by a person in sports attire asking him for his ID, who claimed to be a detective. He obliged, but found it strange that the man did not have a walkie-talkie with him, so he asked to see his detective ID and threatened to call the interior ministry. The suspect returned the ID and fled. The citizen informed Nugra police about the incident.




A fight broke out between a woman in Hawally and a man she doesn’t know. They exchanged insults, blows and a car was damaged. Police went to the area and took them to the police station. The woman claimed the man beat her in public, so she fled to her apartment, but he followed her inside and continued beating her. A security source said the man said the fight took place near his car, which was damaged by the woman, who bit his hand. Investigations are underway.




An Indian ended differences with his Bangladeshi colleague in an Abdaly farm by stabbing him. The attack followed a verbal exchange which escalated to exchanging blows, then the Indian pulled a knife and stabbed the Bangladeshi. The victim called his sponsor, who informed the police. Investigations are underway.




An Egyptian was arrested by customs officers after he failed to smuggle in 162 Tramadol tablets and 12 hashish sticks in a courier parcel. He was sent along with the illicit material to the Drugs Control General Department. – Translated from the Arabic press

This article was published on 15/07/2017