KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti was arrested for assaulting an Asian working in a cafe in Mangaf, said security sources, noting that the citizen was under the influence of intoxicants. The Asian was taken to Adan Hospital for treatment.

Writer arrested

Kuwaiti writer and former parliamentary election candidate Ayesha Al-Rasheed was arrested on abuse and slander charges made in five cases filed against her by the Amiri Diwan.

Truffles stolen

An Arab half lorry driver reported that unidentified thieves had stolen tens of imported truffle boxes from his truck parked outside his residence in Jleeb. A case was filed and further investigations are in progress.

Cig smuggling foiled

Customs inspectors at Nuwaiseeb land border exit arrested a Saudi attempting to smuggle 1,500 cigarette packs into Saudi Arabia.

Beggars arrested

Nine beggars, including men, women and children, were arrested during an inspection campaign around Capital marketplaces, said security sources, adding that the suspects were referred to relevant authorities pending deportation.

Car broken into

A citizen reported that on leaving a mosque in Daiya, he found his vehicle’s window was smashed and some cash, his civil ID card and credit cards were missing. A case was filed and further investigations are in progress. – Al-Rai/Al-Qabas/Al-Jarida