Coastguard officer caught with drugs
A coastguard agent was arrested for abusing meth and walking around in his uniform in Hawally without realizing where he was going. The man was taken to the Drug Control General Department (DCGD) for further action.
An Asian was killed and five others, including an American, were injured when six vehicles collided into each other along Abdaly highway. In other accidents, a Yemeni man was arrested for running over a 25-year-old citizen in Hawally. The citizen was rushed to hospital with various injuries. Meanwhile, a 37-year-old Iranian was injured when he lost control of his bike and collided into a citizen’s vehicle in Sharq. Separately, an Egyptian sustained a serious head injury when he lost control of his vehicle and it turned over along the Seventh Ring Road.
A policeman assigned to guard a suspect facing charges in 25 armed robberies was detained when the suspect managed to escape from the Jahra prosecution office, said security sources, noting that the policeman was detained until the bedoon suspect turned himself in.
A drunk citizen was arrested at a shopping mall in Ahmadi while he was trying to locate his vehicle in the parking lot. Security sources said the man turned out to be wanted for assault.
Three citizens were arrested for assaulting police detectives who stopped one of them for assaulting a girl in Hawally. An Egyptian woman reported that an unidentified robber stole her purse at a Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh shopping mall. The woman claimed that she had cash and jewelry in her purse and described the robber as someone in sportswear. A case was filed. A non-Kuwaiti man was arrested after he passed out after abusing meth, said security sources, adding that the man was found unconscious behind the wheel in Farwaniya, and that he finally woke up in custody. A citizen reported that someone broke his vehicle’s window and stole his wallet with his IDs and KD 90 in cash, along with a mobile phone. Farwaniya detectives arrested three expats for illegally selling meat at their residence in the most unhygienic manner using primitive tools, said security sources, noting that the source of the meat was also unknown. Meanwhile, a Sri Lankan man was arrested for selling homebrewed liquor in Fahaheel. — Al-Rai and Al-Anbaa