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Fake cop escapes after fight

KUWAIT: An Asian told police he was mugged by a person claiming to be a policeman, who stopped him and asked for his ID, then searched the vehicle and robbed…

Two kids killed in accident

KUWAIT: The interior ministry’s relations and security media department said two children were killed when a vehicle driven by their mother flipped over along Fahaheel Expressway. According to initial reports,…

Inspectors seize 2,600 batteries with fake labels

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s inspectors seized 2,600 batteries because the importer was changing labels of country of origin with fake ones before selling them. The importer changed…

Armed drunk man arrested

KUWAIT: Policemen in Jahra arrested a citizen under the influence of alcohol and in possession of firearms. Police received calls from passersby about a drunk man who got out of…

Deportation for expats involved in Jleeb fights

KUWAIT: Hours after Farwaniya detectives arrested 16 Egyptians and Syrians following a fight, during which they threw stones at each other, Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lt Gen Essam Al-Naham ordered the…

Two injured in Waha accident

KUWAIT: Two people were injured in an accident reported yesterday in Waha. Firefighters arrived to the scene shortly after an accident between two cars was reported, and they used special…

Fireman hurt in Salhiya blaze

KUWAIT: A fire broke out in the exterior of a building under construction in Salhiya, said security sources, noting that firemen from the Capital fire station rushed to the scene…

Truck driver busted at border crossing with ‘paan’

KUWAIT: Nuwaiseeb customs officers arrested a truck driver who attempted to smuggle paan leaves into the country through the Nuwaiseeb southern border crossing. The customs officers became suspicious of the…

Airport management issues statement on staff member’s assault

KUWAIT: The management of Incheon International Airport – Kuwait International Airport (T4) said in an explanatory statement in response to what was published in some local newspapers and social media…

Six hours to put out scrapyard fire

KUWAIT: Firemen spent six hours to put out a blaze that broke out in lumber and cable containers in Amghara scrapyard yesterday. Firefighters from the occupational, Tahreer, Ardiya, Hilali and…

5,328 minor accident cases settled in October

KUWAIT: Minor traffic accidents settled during the month of October were 1,484 in the Capital governorate, 1,483 in Hawally, 604 in Mubarak Al-Kabeer, 629 in Ahmadi, 817 in Farwaniya and…

Nearly one million drug pills found in ketchup shipment

KUWAIT: Shuwaikh customs officers foiled an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of illicit tablets kept inside a big ketchup shipment that arrived at Shuwaikh Port, coming from Syria yesterday.…

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