Scores arrested in Salmiya crackdown

KUWAIT: These handout photos released by the Interior Ministry yesterday show a number of people arrested during a police crackdown in Salmiya.

KUWAIT: These handout photos released by the Interior Ministry yesterday show a number of people arrested during a police crackdown in Salmiya.

KUWAIT: Hawally police carried out a security campaign in Salmiya during which 71 wanted persons and violators were arrested. Police enquired about 687 persons, 10 were arrested for suspicion of having drugs, 10 were wanted for civil cases, five had expired residency permits, 16 others were in violation of residency permits, five were absconding and 25 did not carry their IDs.

Also, 43 traffic citations were issued, two vehicles were impounded and two others were caught.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

This article was published on 27/07/2016