Suicide, attacks on police and robberies
An Indian man killed himself by hanging. His friend found him hanging by a rope in a small grocery store. The man removed the rope and took his friend to the hospital. Doctors failed to revive him and he was pronounced dead. Kuwait records a relatively low suicide rate compared with other developed countries but has seen suicides increasing in recent years, especially among lower income expatriate communities.
Citizens beat police
Five young citizens were arrested as they attacked and beat two policemen in Farwaniya security department. The incident took place when a man sought police help after a reckless driver hit his car. The suspects were taken to the proper authorities to face charges.
Robbery cases solved
Taima detectives solved a spate of armed robbery cases when they arrested a bedoon and a Gulf national who were recognized by their last victim in a police lineup. An Indian told Taima police that two men impersonating detectives beat him up and stole his wallet. The two were identified by detectives, placed under surveillance and arrested. The two resisted arrest.
A parent accused a doctor of wrongly injecting his son in the left shoulder that caused a swelling. Investigations under way.
Forensic police are looking into the robbery of a cooperative society’s branch in Abu Halifa. It was found that the thief or thieves committed the crime after the cameras stopped working. KD 400 in cash was stolen.
Garage thief caught
Jahra police arrested a citizen, while another citizen and a Gulf national escaped. The three men were involved in thefts that targeted the impoundment garage. The arrested man was caught in the act of robbing cars in the garage, and he took police to where he was hiding the stolen material on Salmy Road. Police are looking for the two fugitives.
Gas station insult
A citizen complained against an unknown person who he accused of verbally insulting him at a gas station. A report was filed. In another gas station incident, an Indian driver told Zahra police he was insulted by a woman while filling his car with gas at a local petrol station. He said he had no idea what provoked the insult.
Criminal detectives sent a Yemeni man to the criminal sentences implementation department to serve a five-year jail sentence. The man was sentenced for robbery and posing as a detective. In an unrelated incident, a citizen in his forties was sent to criminal detectives for possession of an unlicensed fire arm. The arrest was made in Khaitan. — Al-Anbaa