KUWAIT: A Sudanese man was instantly killed and a Bangladeshi national was injured when they stepped on a landmine at Al-Abraq desert area, said security sources.

An Iranian ship captain was recently arrested after he left Doha harbor for shopping without obtaining a security permission to do so, said security sources. They noted that after failing to get the permission, a safety and security officer escorted the skipper himself in his own vehicle to go shopping. The sources added that the skipper was arrested on his way back to the harbor. Further investigations are in progress.

Thief caught
An Asian man wanted by police for stealing sheep and a power generator from a citizen’s ranch in Kabed was recently arrested in Sabah Al-Salem, said security sources.

A motorist recently sustained various injuries when failed to avoid colliding into a camel that suddenly crossed the road in front of his vehicle in Wafra, said security sources. Separately, a young man sustained various injuries when he accidentally drove his vehicle into a school’s wall in Riqqa.

A citizen recently reported that he was swindled by someone who claimed to be selling bodybuilding hormone courses through an Instagram account, and asked him to deposit KD 250 to his bank account to have the course delivered. The citizen said that the delivery was never made and that he failed to contact the man afterwards. A fraud case was filed and further investigations are in progress.

Hoax call
Security forces were recently alerted on receiving a call from a citizen, saying that a terrorist operation was about to take place at his house. When they rushed to the scene, the caller opened the door but told police to remove all patrols then shut the door again. Police noticed that the man was drunk, and filed a hoax call case against him. – Translated from the Arabic press