University professor assaulted by student

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti man yesterday reported that his wife; a professor at Kuwait University’s College of Education in Kaifan, was assaulted by one of her female students. On rushing his wife to hospital, initial medical reports suspected that her nose was broken. A case was filed and the assailant was referred to relevant security authorities.

Fatal accident
An elderly man was killed and his driver injured in an accident on Abdaly road, Al-Rai reported yesterday. They were on their way to help a woman whose car had run out of petrol, but the driver lost control and the vehicle flipped over. Meanwhile, a citizen was killed after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in Daiya.

Officers penalized
The Interior Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Maj Gen Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf referred more than 30 uniformed officers and professionals to military courts after finding they were registered with the public security department at the undersecretary’s office, but not complying with official working hours, Al-Rai reported yesterday.

Man assaults wife
An Egyptian man saw his wife in a café with her sister, and they were laughing loudly, so he got angry because she did not tell him she was going out, reported Al-Rai. He left the café and called her and asked where she was. She told him she was at home, so he became more enraged and returned to the café and started beating her in front of everyone. He also broke a chair while beating her. The woman went to the police station and lodged a complaint. The man confessed to the beating, and investigations are ongoing.

Diesel theft
Jahra police arrested a Syrian man for stealing diesel from Um Naqa and selling it to an Egyptian man cheaply. Police said a call came from a Kuwaiti, who said he suspected two persons were stealing diesel from the Um Naqa oil facility, reported Al-Rai. Jahra police found the two inside with a pickup truck with diesel drums, and both were sent for questioning. In other news, Abdaly customs officers found one kilogram of shabu in the inspection yard, and it is likely a smuggler got rid of it there. The drugs were sent to the Drugs Control General Department.

By A Saleh