KD 3,000 do­cus manda­tory for spon­sor­ing next of kin

All ac­quit­ted in Bar­rak case

Arab Times - - LOCAL - By Jaber Al-Hamoud, Mu­naif Nayef Al-Seyas­sah Staff and Agen­cies

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: The Mis­de­meanor Court has ac­quit­ted all sus­pects (13 Kuwaitis and 2 Asians) who were stand­ing trial on the ac­cu­sa­tion of pro­vid­ing cover for ex-MP Musal­lam Al-Bar­rak to evade ar­rest and prison term.

It will be re­called the Pub­lic Pros­e­cu­tion De­part­ment or­dered the 13 Kuwaitis to be re­manded af­ter in­ves­ti­gat­ing their ac­tiv­i­ties in the saga.

They were ac­cused of shel­ter­ing the for­mer law­maker af­ter the Court of Cas­sa­tion up­held his two years jail term with hard la­bor sen­tence. He was found guilty of mak­ing state­ments con­sid­ered ma­li­cious against the high­est po­lit­i­cal lead­er­ship at a pub­lic sem­i­nar ti­tled “Enough of Frivoli­ties”.

Deaths probed: De­tec­tives have started an in­ten­sive in­ves­ti­ga­tion to de­ter­mine the cir­cum­stances of two chil­dren (a boy and a girl) who died at their fam­ily house in Ish­biliya area.

A se­cu­rity said the Op­er­a­tions Room of the In­te­rior Min­istry re­ceived in­for­ma­tion that fa­ther of the dead chil­dren tried to re­vive them when he found their life­less bod­ies on the floor. They were pro­nounced dead in Far­waniya Hospi­tal and Crim­i­nal Ev­i­dences Men claimed the body for au­topsy.

Rel­a­tives of the de­ceased chil­dren said they were found un­con­scious at the en­trance of the fam­ily house, and no­body knows what hap­pened to them.

Par­ents of the de­ceased chil­dren and the house­maid have since been ques­tioned as part of in­ves­ti­ga­tion process to de­ter­mine the cir­cum­stances of their death.

KD 3,000 manda­tory: The Min­istry of In­te­rior has said those who spon­sor their par­ents or sib­lings must pro­duce a KD 3,000 cer­tifi­cate from one of the in­sur­ance com­pa­nies to cover the med­i­cal ex­penses an­nu­ally, re­ports Al-Sha­hed daily.

The daily quot­ing min­istry sources said this is a con­di­tion to re­new the res­i­dence per­mit of par­ents or sib­lings.

The same sources said this is in ef­fect now and ex­plained the Res­i­dence Af­fairs Depart­ments will not en­ter­tain ap­pli­ca­tions for re­newal. How­ever, this task is now within the author­ity of the Pub­lic Ser­vices De­part­ment at the Gen­eral De­part­ment for Res­i­dence Af­fairs in Da­jeej.

Killer nabbed: Po­lice, af­ter in­ten­sive in­ves­ti­ga­tions, have taken into

cus­tody the man who killed his wife in Khai­tan on June 11, 2017, re­ports Al-Anba daily.

The sus­pect re­port­edly stabbed his wife to death and es­caped from the scene of the crime.

Dur­ing in­ter­ro­ga­tion, the hus­band is said to have ad­mit­ted to mur­der­ing his wife.

He added, he was in­volved in an ar­gu­ment with his wife for not shar­ing the room rent. He added, he got tired of her and stabbed her three times and es­caped to Jahra.

The mur­derer has been re­ferred to the Pub­lic Pros­e­cu­tion.

Thieves ar­rested: The Far­waniya po­lice have ar­rested three thieves — an Egyp­tian guard of a school in Khai­tan and two young Kuwaitis — for at­tempt­ing to break

into a school in Ri­hab, re­ports Al-Anba daily.

A se­cu­rity source said the ar­rest came when the guard of a school in Ri­hab called the Op­er­a­tions Room of the In­te­rior Min­istry and said he was in­vited to break the fast by some­one.

How­ever, he sensed some­thing was amiss and re­turned to the school to see the sus­pects loot­ing the school. When po­lice ar­rived they found the sus­pects had al­ready loaded 45 PC mon­i­tors and 33 CPUs in their ve­hi­cle.

Sui­cide at­tempted: Act­ing on in­for­ma­tion paramedics and Foren­sic men rushed to a com­mer­cial com­plex in Far­waniya and found an ex­pa­tri­ate in a pool of blood in­side the bath­room, re­ports Al-Anba

daily. He was rushed to the in­ten­sive care unit of the area hospi­tal and af­ter re­cov­er­ing he ad­mit­ted to at­tempt­ing to com­mit sui­cide be­cause his girl­friend had dumped him.

A case of at­tempted sui­cide has been regis­tered against him.

Drunk­ards sought: Po­lice have ar­rested a young Kuwaiti and are look­ing for two oth­ers for con­sum­ing al­co­hol and crash­ing into a po­lice ve­hi­cle, re­ports Al-Rai daily.

The daily said the three youths were rid­ing in a Jeep and crashed into a po­lice ve­hi­cle and a clip posted in the so­cial me­dia shows the trio as­sault­ing po­lice­men.

One of them was ar­rested and the two oth­ers man­aged to es­cape.

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