KD 3,000 docus mandatory for sponsoring next of kin
All acquitted in Barrak case
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.