Multiple arrests in crackdowns on Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh makeshift markets

KUWAIT: A makeshift room behind Sabah Hospital heavily damaged by a fire reported there recently.

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti man was found dead in rain drainage pipes in the Ahmadi stables area. The citizen, born in 1973, was reported missing since Aug 1. Forensics were called and the prosecution was informed. An investigation was opened.

Fatal crash
The body of an unidentified person was recovered by the coroner for identification following a collision between three vehicles that led to his death. The accident took place on Seventh Ring Road. Paramedics told policemen that the deceased’s body was found on the ground when they arrived on the scene.

Work mishap
An Asian man’s body was recovered by the coroner after falling from a building under construction on Salmi Road. Police responded to a call from workers at the site, who said their colleague fell from the building.

Jleeb crackdown
Farwaniya Public Security Sector carried out a surprise campaign against street markets and roaming vendors in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh in cooperation with Kuwait Municipality. The campaign resulted in arresting several vendors and violators of residency law, who were sent to Jleeb police station. Large quantities of foodstuff were destroyed for being unfit for human consumption. Separately, Farwaniya municipality violations removal department inspected violating properties in Riggae and Khaitan and took legal action as per ministerial law 206/2009.

Blasphemy charges
The juvenile prosecution decided to detain an Iranian activist on social media for appearing in pictures with an actress while in hospital. Lawyer Bashar Al-Nasser complained against the activist for making blasphemous remarks, when he appeared to tell the actress, “Please if you go to Heaven, ask Allah to admit me there.”

Fires tackled
Fire broke out in a makeshift room behind Sabah Hospital. Industrial Shuwaikh firemen put it out, and no injuries were reported. An investigation was opened to reveal the cause of the fire. Meanwhile, firemen dealt with two fires, one in a store for traffic signs at the Capital traffic department, and the second, a limited one, in a store for cleaning material in Sabah health zone. No injuries were reported. – (some of the information featured in this report were translated by Kuwait Times from Al-Rai and Al-Anbaa)

By Hanan Al-Saadoun and Agencies