Couple trade assault charges
A citizen and his Iraqi wife rushed to Hawally police station with medical reports of injuries they sustained while fighting at the family house over some disputes. Initial investigations showed that the fight started after the man caught his wife going through his mobile phone. Two cases were filed.
An elderly Syrian man reported that he had been swindled by someone who spoke in an Egyptian dialect, who charged him KD 150 for an alleged umrah trip by plane, said security sources. The man explained that after seeing an online ad about the trip, he called the suspect, who came to his house, collected the money and gave him a receipt and a flight ticket, which he later found was fake.
A citizen sustained various injuries after he drove his vehicle through sand dunes along Salmi highway, lost control and the vehicle turned over. Separately, a citizen in his twenties was killed in a collision in Jahra. Meanwhile, an Asian man sustained serious injuries and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after he was run over by a speeding vehicle while crossing the road between Sabah Al-Nasser and Ferdous. As usual during the rain, some reckless drivers gathered in Oyoon in Jahra and started driving their vehicles dangerously, endangering their own lives and those of others. Security sources said policemen rushed to the scene, and on spotting police patrols approaching, both the drivers and the spectators dispersed and vanished. Two citizens, a man and a woman, were arrested in Farwaniya, said security sources, noting that on checking on the suspects, the man was found wanted and had a criminal record over drugs, while the woman was found wanted for a KD 600 financial claim. Detectives also found a bag of ice and hashish in the man’s vehicle. In another case, a citizen who had been wanted for a KD 8,100 financial claim was arrested in Riggae. Separately, an Iranian man who had been wanted for a KD 5,600 financial claim was arrested in Farwaniya.
Three Asians were arrested with 80 homebrewed liquor bottles ready for sale in Ahmadi. In the meantime, a citizen was arrested in Mubarak Al-Kabeer with illicit pills. — Al-Rai and Al-Anbaa