Kuwait: A Jahra police patrol recently suspected a 15 year old girl standing outside a shopping mall and on approaching her, the girl just burst into tears. The girl reported that four people, including one she identified, had kidnapped and taken her to a desert area were they took turns raping her. The girl provided the police with a description of the person she knew and his vehicle. A case was filed and further investigations are in progress to indentify the suspects and arrest them.

Maid beaten by sponsor An Asian house cleaner recently reported being assaulted by her sponsor and his wife while accompanying them abroad to a neighboring country, said security sources. The maid, who was escorted by an official from her country’s embassy, told Sabah Al-Salem policemen that she preferred to wait until returning to Kuwait to file a case against her sponsors.