KUWAIT: The interior ministry commented on a video published on social media by an Arab expat who filmed policemen, ridiculed and criticized their actions and insulted Kuwait. It said criminal security arrested the expat, who admitted that he made the video in Khaitan. He was sent to concerned authorities for further action.
Firemen in Farwaniya put out a blaze in the basement of a building in the area, Kuwait Fire Force said. Firemen evacuated the 11-storey building as a precaution. The fire was in a carpentry shop in the basement. No injuries were reported.
The interior ministry said the Drugs Control General Department arrested a person who received a parcel from Europe containing sweets stuffed with 1.25 kg of hashish. The parcel arrived by courier and arrangements were made to let the parcel reach the delivery company. The addressee was arrested upon receipt.
The land customs directorate in Sulaibiya foiled an attempt to smuggle out a large quantity of subsidized supplies. Officers at the inspection yard inspect all cargo, then place a lead seal on the way out. The goods were sent to the commerce ministry.