Taxi drivers’ brawl at airport
A bedoon roaming taxi driver attempted to pick up a passenger who arrived at Kuwait airport, which angered official airport taxi drivers, who prevented him from leaving with the passenger. The bedoon driver refused to back down and things escalated to exchanging blows. Policemen attempted to resolve the problem, but matters went out of hand when the airport taxi drivers insisted the bedoon be punished, which created chaos and disrupted traffic in front of the arrivals hall. All those involved were taken to Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh police station for questioning.
Jahra police foiled an attempt by a citizen to sell sexual stimulation drugs he had succeeded in bringing into the country. The arrest was made when a patrol stopped him in Rahaya, searched his car and found the illicit material. He was sent to vice detectives for further legal action.
An attempt by two Indian drivers to flee revealed a deal to sell 139 bottles of homebrewed liquor in Farwaniya. A Farwaniya patrol suspected two cars in an open area, and when they approached them, the men fled on foot, but were caught. The liquor was found in one of the cars, and both confessed to a deal to sell them.
Farwaniya police arrested a citizen with several drugs. He was stopped for driving erratically and police found him in an abnormal condition. He had illicit herbs, chemical and pills. He was also found wanted on a civil case, so he was taken to the police station for further action.
Ahmadi detectives are looking for a man who abducted an Ethiopian woman, took her to an isolated area in an attempt to rape her, according to her statements. She added that when she resisted him, he tore off her clothes, leaving her half naked. She managed to walk to a street, and someone took her to the police station. — Al-Rai