KUWAIT: A 35-year-old Egyptian has been accused of sorcery. The suspect charges KD 350 to bring couples closer or to separate them. Later, he raised the price to KD 1000. Criminal detectives learned about the activities and sent a female undercover agent to him. When she gave him the KD 500 down payment police moved in and caught him red handed with money. Separately, Farwaniya detectives arrested a bedoon who posed as ‘spiritual healer’. The suspect swindled a girl KD 400 she paid him to help her with her depression. The bedoon man denied the charge.
A citizen in her 30s told Fahad Al-Ahmad police that her neighbor insulted her verbally and threatened to hurt her over previous disputes. Police are investigating.
Under the influence
A Kuwaiti was arrested for being under the influence of illicit drugs in Ahmadi. The man was found wanted for a seven-year jail term for kidnapping a minor. The citizen has been sent to concerned authorities. In another case, a wanted citizen was arrested by police. He is wanted to serve a 5-year jail sentence and also for owing KD 700.
An Indian was robbed of KD 530 by a fake detective in Khaitan area. The Indian told police he was stopped by a driver in a 4WD vehicle who claimed to be a detective. The fake detective searched him and took the money.
An Egyptian ‘haris’ disappeared after collecting KD 3,200 in rent money. The building owner lodged a complaint at Fintas police station, and gave them details of the suspects. Detectives are investigation. – translated from the Arabic press