Man killed in King Fahad Road crash
By Hanan Al-Saadoun KUWAIT: A two-vehicle collision on King Fahad Road left an unidentified person dead, as the body was recovered by the coroner. Meanwhile, an investigation was opened to determine the circumstances behind the accident. In a separate incident, a 4-year-old child was rushed to Adan Hospital after he was ran over by an unknown driver in front of his family’s house in the Abdullah Port area.
Rock climber freed A group of young men managed to free a Kuwaiti man’s vehicle which was stuck in huge rocks in Subiya. The driver was reportedly climbing a hill when his sports-utility-vehicle (SUV) became trapped between boulders. According to a security source, the area has become popular among drivers, particular SUV owners who take rock climbing as a form of entertainment, yet risking their and people’s safety in the process.
Thieves caught Director of Ahmadi detectives department Lieutenant Colonel Omar Al-Rasheed sent four men to the public prosecution for stealing public property and selling it in Amghara. A security source said a company had complained that KD 8,000 were stolen, so Abu Hulaifa detectives were asked to handle the case. Using GPS to detect cell phone signals in the area, police identified and arrested an Asian national who lives in the same area, and he confessed that he along with three others formed a gang to steal cables. He added that they stole from at least eight sites, including the latest reported case.
Fire broke out A fire broke out in a hall that hosted a social gathering for women, and two of them suffered smoke inhalation. They were taken to Jahra Hospital, and their conditions were described as stable. The fire had started in the buffet area, and firefighters’ prompt intervention helped limit its spread.
Smuggling foiled Customs officers at Kuwait International Airport stopped a woman’s attempt to smuggle six bags of qat she hid in bags containing spices and flour. She was taken to Drugs Control General Department. The woman seemed nervous and worried upon arrival, so her luggage were searched and the qat were found.
Scam A man accused another of swindling him after handing
Ex-wife threatened A citizen attempted to hit his ex-wife’s car then chased her to her house in Taima and waved a fire arm in front of her, according to her statements.
The woman went to Taima police station and told them that her ex-husband chased her, then made a sudden stop in front of her in an attempt to make her vehicle collide with his own.
She avoided the impact, however, then when she arrived home, he ‘waved the fire arm’ in front of her and escaped. Detectives are investigating.
Domestic violence A woman accused her husband of beating and injuring her in their Sabah Al-Salem house. The woman gave police a medical report showing the injuries she sustained due to the attack. The husband is being questioned about the alleged attack. — Al-Anbaa, Al-Rai