Man killed in Um Al-Haiman house fire

Sus­pect turns house into ‘drugs farm’

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Hanan Al-Saadoun

KUWAIT: A man died while his sis­ter was in­jured in a house fire re­ported in Um Al-Haiman yes­ter­day, the fire depart­ment said yes­ter­day. Um Al-Haiman and Mina Ab­dul­lah fire cen­ters headed to the scene in re­sponse to an emer­gency call, and found 30 peo­ple trapped in­side. They started evac­u­at­ing them de­spite some ob­sta­cles they faced such as win­dows pro­tected by steel bars which had to be cut down. The man died be­fore reach­ing the hos­pi­tal while his sis­ter was ad­mit­ted there for treat­ment, Kuwait Fire Ser­vice Direc­torate said in a state­ment.

Drug pos­ses­sion

A man who turned his res­i­dence into a ‘drugs farm’ was ar­rested in Sabah Al-Salem yes­ter­day, the In­te­rior Min­istry’s Re­la­tions and Se­cu­rity In­for­ma­tion Depart­ment said. Po­lice found a room equipped with heat con­trol equip­ment in an apart­ment, along with para­pher­na­lia, drugs and a scale. The sus­pect, Cana­dian, said he has been us­ing his house for two years for this ac­tiv­ity.

Raped by fake doc­tor

A woman was raped by a per­son who posed as a doc­tor and lured her to his fake clinic in Far­waniya. In her statements to po­lice, the Filip­ina woman ac­cused the Egyp­tian man of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing her shortly af­ter she en­tered an of­fice based on an ad­dress he had given her as that of his clinic. The man was iden­ti­fied, ar­rested and sent to the proper au­thor­i­ties for fur­ther ac­tion.

KUWAIT: Fire­men in­spect the scene in Um Al-Haiman af­ter the blaze was ex­tin­guished.

This photo re­leased by the In­te­rior Min­istry yes­ter­day shows a man ar­rested for drug pos­ses­sion and traf­fick­ing.

The fake doc­tor ar­rested yes­ter­day for rape.

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