KUWAIT: Northern ports department men discovered 3 containers full of counterfeit clothes carrying world brand names. The owner was given a choice of either paying a fine and have the shipment destroyed, or be sent for prosecution.

Landmine detonated in Abdali
Army engineers dealt with a land mine that was found in Abdali desert earlier this week. The area was evacuated before explosives’ technicians detonated the mine.

KD 100,000 robbery
A man Sharq police that he was robbed at gunpoint by three persons he could not recognize. The suspects robbed the bedoon man of KD 100,000 in cash before escaping. Detectives are working on the case.

Checkpoint
Maidan Hawally police arrested a citizen with two possession of imported liquor bottles and 4 bags of drugs. The arrest was made at a checkpoint in the area as police found the contrabands when the suspect’s car was searched. The suspect was sent to the prosecution department.

Reckless driving
A campaign carried out by Ahmadi police resulted in impounding 33 cars that were sent to the traffic department’s garage. Police’s action came after complaints against reckless driving in the area.

Break-in and robbery
A man told police that a thief stole money and personal belongings from his car that was parked it in front of his house in Salmiya. A security source said a citizen told police that his car was broken into and the thief stole KD 1,600 and other personal things. Detectives are working on the case.

Jewelry theft
A citizen accused an Asian worker of stealing his wife’s jewelry, valued at KD 5,200, before escaping from his Abu Hlaifa home. A case was filed for investigations. – Al-Rai