KUWAIT: Following up the cooking gas cylinder explosion that claimed an Indian womanís life in Salmiya on February seventh, Hawally detectives found out that the husband had cut off the gas hose and set the house alight to kill his wife. Security source added that detectives had initially suspected the husband but had to wait until he recovered from his injuries to interrogate him. The man confessed that following severe matrimonial problems with his wife, he decided to get rid of her.

KUWAIT: Fire-fighters douse a fire that broke out in an animal fodder warehouse in Wafra agricultural area.
KUWAIT: Fire-fighters douse a fire that broke out in an animal fodder warehouse in Wafra agricultural area.

Huge fire in Wafra
A huge fire broke out in an animal fodder warehouse located over an area of 1,000 square meters in Wafra agricultural area, said security sources. Firemen from Wafra, Nuwaiseeb and Zour were dispatched to the scene and they managed to control the fire without any casualties.

Wanted man arrested
The capital police recently launched an inspection campaign that resulted in arresting a man who had been wanted for a four-year prison verdict along with two drunk Indians. Security sources added that Hawally police also launched a similar campaign that resulted in arresting many wanted people, people with possession of drugs. They also raided a liquor factory on Amman Street where detectives found 50 cartons and 67 gallons of liquor. The sources added that the campaigns also resulted in finding several stolen vehicles.

Restaurant raided

Acting on a tip off from MPW, environment police recently raided a restaurant that had been violating environment law by getting rid of used cooking oil in the sewers. The restaurant was fined and referred to public prosecution for violating the law.

Homemade liquor seized

Ahmadi detectives recently arrested an Asian with possession of 40 bottles of home-made liquor, a wanted suspect, another with the possession of drugs and three absconders. They issued 30 traffic tickets for violations.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun