Drug traf­fick­ing gang busted

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Hanan Al-Saadoun

The In­te­rior Min­istry’s Re­la­tions and Se­cu­rity In­for­ma­tion De­part­ment said crim­i­nal se­cu­rity busted a gang that sells drugs in the coun­try. The bust was made fol­low­ing in­for­ma­tion that the gang used a place to meet in a Kabd farm, where they were ar­rested. Drugs and money col­lected from the sales were also found. Gang mem­bers were sent to con­cerned au­thor­i­ties.

Far­waniya fire

Fire­fight­ers tack­led a blaze that erupted in a sec­ond-floor apart­ment in Far­waniya yes­ter­day. No in­juries were re­ported. Mean­while, in­ves­ti­ga­tions opened to de­ter­mine the cause of the fire.


Direc­tor of the Fu­neral Af­fairs De­part­ment at Kuwait Mu­nic­i­pal­ity Dr Faisal Al-Awadhi said due to high tem­per­a­tures dur­ing the sum­mer, and in or­der to ease matters for the fam­i­lies of the de­ceased dur­ing fu­ner­als, a de­ci­sion was made to al­low fu­ner­als to be held at 9:00 am as usual and af­ter Asr prayers, and af­ter Isha prayers dur­ing July, Au­gust and Septem­ber. He said 143 peo­ple were buried dur­ing the evening pe­riod in Ra­madan, adding that the num­ber of the dead that were pre­pared and buried in Kuwait dur­ing June was 499, while 77 bod­ies were sent out­side the coun­try.

Drugs and cash found with the gang mem­bers.

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