Man arrested for ‘insulting Kuwaitis’ on social media

KUWAIT: An Asian man who insulted Kuwaitis on social media was arrested in Nugra, along with four others who are in violation of residency law, the interior ministry’s relations and security information department said. They are facing legal action and will be deported, while their sponsors will be held to account. Meanwhile, the ministry indicated that a number of people seen on social media uttering indecent words against Allah (SWT) and Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) were identified, arrested and taken to the proper authorities to face legal action. In the meantime, the department denied reports on social media that an Arab national is running the affairs at Shuwaikh police station. It added the said person is a legal representative of a car rental company and his job requires him to frequent the police station to process transactions.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun