KUWAIT: Interior Ministry Relations and Security Information Department said that criminal detectives have arrested a gang forging entry visas. The suspects include two Kuwaitis and an Egyptian. Undercover detectives apprehended the suspects after engaging them in a visa transaction with marked currency notes. One of the suspects – an unemployed Kuwaiti confessed to forging the visas by removing the information and replacing them with their clients’ information. The suspects target Asians – making KD 400 for each visit visa. 20 visa forms were found in their possessions.

Wife ‘disciplined’
Hawally Governorate police have ordered the detention of a citizen. The suspect is accused of ‘restricting freedom, harming and threatening to kill’ his wife. Interior Ministry officials received a call from another citizen alleging that his cousin has been detained by her husband for days. Several policemen stormed the house. The man (husband) claimed he was just disciplining his wife. The suspect locked his wife in the bathroom for two days and threatened to harm her if she shouts.

Egyptian ‘wanted’
Sulaibiya Police have published the name of an Egyptian (M A) who disappeared with container of goods worth KD 50,000. A Kuwaiti reported that he made an agreement with a UAE company to deliver some goods. The UAE company delivered as agreed but the Egyptian driver who received the container ran away with the goods. In another development, Jahra detectives are interrogating an Egyptian to get information that could lead to the arrest of five outlaws who stole a car at gun point. An Egyptian expat said the suspects attacked and made away with his car. He submitted a medical report stating his injuries. — Al-Qabas, Al-Anbaa