KUWAIT: A group of Asian nationals were arrested after they started a new service by going to people’s homes to cut their hair. Kuwait Municipality sources said a group of men ran a ‘mobile’ barber shop without a permit from the municipality, and used expired products. They were sent to concerned authorities.

Domestic worker kills self An Asian man killed himself at his sponsor’s house in Kaifan using a clothesline. The body was recovered by concerned authorities. Meanwhile, an investigation was opened in the case.

KFU washes hands off campaign The Kuwait Fishermen Union (KFU) issued a statement, distancing themselves completely from the ‘Let it Spoil’ fish boycott campaign. The statement said the union has repeatedly announced since the past two years that it is not responsible for the rise in local fish and shrimp prices and still confirms this fact, especially since the ‘Let it Spoil’ campaign is directed against high prices by some greedy fish traders, as they want make a quick buck at the expense of consumers.

Co-ops outlaw energy drinks Informed sources said that several cooperative societies in Kuwait will stop selling energy drinks as deaths have occurred several times among youth who have became addicted to them and drink them continually, which harms their health.

Water thefts The Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) sent five cases of violations of water connections to the public prosecution. MEW Undersecretary Mohammad Bushehri said teams discovered five cases of water theft, adding that the ministry will not be lax in applying the law. He said the ministry connects water within one or two days after an application is made, and found it strange why some people commit such violations. The ministry also said power will be cut from some areas of Fahd Al-Ahmad to carry out maintenance from Sunday until Thursday. It said some maintenance work will be carried out on secondary relay stations in the area between 6:00 am and 11:00 pm.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi