Four boot­leg­gers ar­rested, eight held for ab­scond­ing

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Hanan Al-Saadoun

Four peo­ple were ar­rested for mak­ing and sell­ing liquor. The ar­rests were made af­ter the place where the liquor was brewed was raided. Po­lice found 261 bot­tles. The sus­pects, In­dian, con­fessed to mak­ing the liquor and stor­ing it in a di­lap­i­dated car. Mean­while, res­i­dency de­tec­tives spot­ted seven women and a man in a car, whom they deemed sus­pi­cious. They were found in vi­o­la­tion of res­i­dency law and re­ported ab­scond­ing by their spon­sors.

Security cam­paign

A security cam­paign was car­ried out in Nu­gra, where 377 per­sons were checked, 113 peo­ple wanted on civil cases were de­tained, in­clud­ing 44 ab­scon­ders, 10 did not have IDs, eight had ex­pired res­i­dency per­mits, one was ar­rested on drugs charges and one on sus­pi­cion of be­ing drunk. Mean­while, the In­te­rior Min­istry an­nounced that sur­prise traf­fic cam­paigns dur­ing the pe­riod from Oct 30 to Nov 5 re­sulted in is­su­ing 41,945 ci­ta­tions, 1,408 ve­hi­cles were im­pounded, 44 per­sons de­tained and 11 ex­pats sent for de­por­ta­tion for driv­ing with­out a li­cense.

Camp­ing vi­o­la­tions

Kuwait Mu­nic­i­pal­ity Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Ah­mad Al-Man­fouhi said he gave instructions that the law should be im­ple­mented against any vi­o­la­tions in camp­ing ar­eas and they should be re­moved, adding that it is not ac­cept­able to treat sim­i­larly those who li­censed their camps and those who did not. Mean­while Ah­madi gov­er­norate mu­nic­i­pal­ity branch di­rec­tor Fahd Al-Sha­teeli said a cam­paign re­sulted in the re­moval of 73 camps pitched in off-limit ar­eas.

Eight peo­ple ar­rested for vi­o­la­tion of la­bor and res­i­dency reg­u­la­tions.

Four peo­ple ar­rested for pos­ses­sion and sale of al­co­holic drinks.

Drugs found dur­ing a po­lice crack­down in Nu­gra.

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