KUWAIT: A bedoon (stateless) family was taken to Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh police station then to criminal detectives for questioning in order to identify those who forged their European passports, after they were arrested while attempting to leave the country. Passport officers at Kuwait International Airport asked the father how they got the passports and the father said it was through a European embassy, but the documents were discovered to be forged. The man then said a person offered to get him foreign passports, and he agreed, but said he did not know that the passports were forged. The family consists of the man, his wife and their three children; two daughters and a teenage son.

Cross-dresser caught A 27-year-old Gulf national was sent to central prison to serve one month for cross-dressing. The man was arrested after Farwaniya detectives spotted him walking suspiciously in Kuwaiti areas in Ardhiya. Once stopped, he did not have any ID with him, so he was fingerprinted, and was found to have been convicted before with the same charge and was wanted to serve one month for the previous case.

Raid A suspicious flat in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh was raided by Farwaniya detectives following information that it was being frequented by many expatriates. Four men and eight women were arrested and five of the women were found wanted on absconding cases. All were sent for deportation.

Bullet A citizen was sent to Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh police station after a pistol’s bullet was found in his luggage. The citizen who was heading to Dubai said he did not know where the bullet came from.

Fake officers Four persons posing as detectives stopped a vegetable trader while on his way to the vegetable market, beat him when he asked for their IDs and took $3,000 and KD 120. The expat said he was going to use the money to buy vegetables and fruits to re-sell. Salmiya detectives are looking for the suspects.

Home robbery Thieves broke into the Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh home of a Syrian man and stole KD 12,000, four passports and contracts from inside. Jleeb police went to his house to collect evidence and Farwaniya detectives are now looking for the thieves. —Al-Anbaa Thieves broke into the Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh home of a Syrian man and stole KD 12,000, four passports and contracts from inside. Jleeb police went to his house to collect evidence and Farwaniya detectives are now looking for the thieves. —Al-Anbaa