Young man ar­rested on sus­pected terror charges

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Hanan Al-Saadoun

KUWAIT: A young man was re­cently ar­rested and re­ferred to the state se­cu­rity depart­ment over sus­pi­cions of prac­tic­ing some il­le­gal ac­tiv­i­ties that might be re­lated to ter­ror­ism. Se­cu­rity sources ex­plained that the man, a state­less res­i­dent, was ar­rested in Taima, Jahra af­ter po­lice searched his ve­hi­cle at a check­point and found a large num­ber of elec­tric de­vices, elec­tric ca­bles and a small spy copter in the trunk. Po­lice also found a power gen­er­a­tor, a re­mote con­trol, an elec­tric cir­cuit di­a­gram in ad­di­tion to a piece of pa­per in­clud­ing some sig­nif­i­cant lo­ca­tions in Kuwait.

Fa­tal accident

A 44-year-old cit­i­zen was run over and killed along Fa­ha­heel ex­press­way, said se­cu­rity sources, not­ing that the driver who ran him over was wait­ing on the scene when po­lice ar­rived. A case was filed and fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tions are in progress.

Gas sta­tion mug­ging

A man re­cently filed a com­plaint ac­cus­ing an­other of in­sult­ing, as­sault­ing and rob­bing him of his wal­let at a gas sta­tion in Fa­ha­heel in­dus­trial area, said se­cu­rity sources. A case was filed and in­ves­ti­ga­tions are on­go­ing.

Smug­gling at­tempt foiled

A man was re­cently ar­rested on ar­rival at Kuwait In­ter­na­tional Air­port for at­tempt­ing to smug­gle in a piece of hashish he hid within his clothes. He was taken to the Drug Con­trol Gen­eral Depart­ment for fur­ther ac­tion.

Il­le­gal exit

Two cit­i­zens and two state­less men were re­cently ar­rested when both state­less men and one of the cit­i­zens tried to exit Kuwait through the Salmi land border exit us­ing the same civil ID of a cit­i­zen, said se­cu­rity sources.

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