Over 175 kg of drugs seized in three months

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Hanan Al-Saadoun

KUWAIT: In­te­rior Min­istry’s As­sis­tant Un­der­sec­re­tary for Crim­i­nal Se­cu­rity Ma­jor Gen­eral Khalid Al-Day­een warned against the dan­gers of drugs as it threat­ens the coun­try’s safety, so­cial sta­bil­ity and the youth. He said that of­fi­cers from the Drugs Con­trol Gen­eral Depart­ment, a sub­di­vi­sion of the Crim­i­nal Se­cu­rity Depart­ment, were able dur­ing the sec­ond quar­ter of this year (April, May and June) to con­fis­cate 9.16 kg of shabu (metham­phetamine), 3.13 kg of heroin, 148 kg of hashish, seven kg of mar­i­juana, seven kg of chem­i­cal (syn­thetic mar­i­juana with added chem­i­cals), one kg of opium, 177,000 psy­cho-ac­tive tablets in ad­di­tion to 5,500 im­ported liquor bot­tles.

Restau­rant fire

Fire broke out in a Fa­ha­heel restau­rant af­ter a gas cylin­der ex­ploded, in­jur­ing three peo­ple. Fire­men from Fa­ha­heel fire sta­tion re­sponded and put out the fire. The three in­jured peo­ple were treated on site.

Mu­nic­i­pal­ity crack­downs

Far­waniya Mu­nic­i­pal­ity car­ried out in­spec­tion cam­paigns on Khai­tan and Far­waiya res­tau­rants. The crack­downs re­sulted in is­su­ing 13 ci­ta­tions for vi­o­la­tions vary­ing be­tween deal­ing with ma­te­rial that have no nu­tri­tional value lists printed on them, deal­ing with food­stuff that is un­fit for hu­man con­sump­tion and fail­ure to com­ply with gen­eral hy­giene reg­u­la­tions. Mean­while, Hawally Mu­nic­i­pal­ity said its in­spec­tors de­stroyed five tons and 425 kg of food un­fit for hu­man con­sump­tion dur­ing their in­spec­tion on a coop so­ci­ety’s ware­house. In the mean­time, Far­waniya Mu­nic­i­pal­ity’s gen­eral clean­li­ness and road oc­cu­pancy depart­ment car­ried out a field cam­paign on ran­dom mar­kets in Jleeb Al-Shuy­oukh. The cam­paign re­sulted in re­mov­ing 266 cu­bic meters of var­i­ous items and is­su­ing four ci­ta­tions for roam­ing ven­dors.

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