Police arrest six expats for rioting

KUWAIT: The interior ministry arrested six expats who caused riots and will take legal measures against them and deport them from the country. In a press statement, the ministry said on Wednesday it received a complaint from a representative of a private company stating that a group of workers gathered and tried to assault him while delivering their salaries.

It added that a rescue patrol immediately moved to the location of the incident and upon its arrival, one of the company’s workers assaulted the police car. The patrol commander fired a precautionary shot in the air to disperse the gathering. The ministry stressed that an investigation has been carried out and the rest of the workers involved were being arrested and referred to the authorities. – KUNA