Man killed, three hurt in roof col­lapse

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

A man was killed and three of his col­leagues were in­jured when the roof of a build­ing un­der con­struc­tion col­lapsed on them. The four In­dian na­tion­als were at work when the roof col­lapsed. Their col­leagues rushed and got them out of the rub­ble, then called po­lice and paramedics. Three were found se­verely in­jured, and one was pro­nounced dead on the scene. In­ves­ti­ga­tions are un­der­way.

Drunk ‘fash­ion blog­ger’ ar­rested

A fa­mous ‘fash­ion blog­ger’ ar­rived in Kuwait from a neigh­bor­ing Gulf coun­try, and got into an ar­gu­ment with two po­lice­men be­cause they asked her to stay in line. She then in­sulted them and con­tin­ued with be­hav­ing in­ap­pro­pri­ately. The wo­man, who was drunk, was ar­rested and taken to Jleeb Al-Shuy­oukh po­lice sta­tion. The two po­lice­men filed a com­plaint and the in­ves­ti­ga­tor or­dered that she be kept in jail un­til she sobers for ques­tion­ing.

Drug ad­dict de­tained

A young man de­cided to kill him­self when his brothers tried to keep him from tak­ing drugs. He was taken to hospi­tal with var­i­ous in­juries and bruises. A se­cu­rity sources said the 29year-old could not con­trol him­self af­ter be­ing kept from us­ing drugs, so he started scream­ing, then hit his head hard on the wall, which left him se­verely in­jured. His fam­ily called po­lice, and the man tried to at­tack po­lice­men when they ar­rived, but his brothers con­trolled him and he was taken to hospi­tal. He is fac­ing le­gal ac­tion.


A group of young men who were us­ing drugs had a dis­pute then beat up one of them, who was taken to Mubarak Hospi­tal for treat­ment. The vic­tim told po­lice about the in­ci­dent and they are in the process of ar­rest­ing the sus­pects. Doc­tors at the hospi­tal treat­ing the vic­tim, a bedoon, no­ticed his ab­nor­mal be­hav­ior due to us­ing drugs and in­formed po­lice. The vic­tim con­fessed of us­ing drugs with his friend in a flat.

Cable thief caught

De­tec­tives ar­rested an Egyp­tian man on charges of steal­ing high volt­age elec­tric­ity ca­bles that be­long to the Min­istry of Elec­tric­ity and Wa­ter (MEW). De­tec­tives re­ceived tips about a man who car­ried power ca­bles on a half lorry and was seen by eye­wit­nesses us­ing large cut­ters to cut sus­pended ca­bles and ca­bles on the ground. Po­lice ar­rested the man red-handed while he was try­ing to sell the stolen ca­bles. The man was re­ferred to the pub­lic pros­e­cu­tion.


A ci­ti­zen who went to help his wife, beat her friend fol­low­ing a dis­pute be­tween the two in Saad Al-Ab­dul­lah. The vic­tim went to the area’s po­lice sta­tion and told of­fi­cers there about the in­ci­dent. Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing.


A Syr­ian man took his three chil­dren from their mother and trav­eled to Le­banon. The mother lodged a com­plaint at Fin­tas po­lice sta­tion. The Syr­ian told his Le­banese wife he wanted to take the chil­dren on a pic­nic, but he took them to the air­port and left to Beirut. He is placed on the wanted list.

Car thief ap­pre­hended

Jahra po­lice ar­rested a bedoon (state­less) man while he was driv­ing a stolen car that was car­ry­ing li­cense plates dif­fer­ent than the ones reg­is­tered in the traf­fic de­part­ment’s records. The sus­pect was ar­rested and the car was sent to con­cerned author­i­ties.

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