Kuwait Times

Interior frees policemen


KUWAIT: The Interior Undersecre­tary General Sheikh Salem Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah has ordered the release of policemen held behind bars for disciplina­ry cases. The duration they had spent behind bars was considered a sufficient penalty, and their release would be effective as of the end of the last day of Ramadan, the undersecre­tary ordered, noting that the gesture was made on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr.

The public relations and informatio­n directorat­e general of the Ministry of Interior said in a press release that the decision was made upon instructio­ns by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, and Acting Minister of Interior, Sheikh Fahad Yousef Saud Al-Sabah. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defense declared that, upon instructio­ns by Minister Sheikh Fahad Yousef, the army Chief of Staff, Air Marshal Bandar Al-Mazyan, ordered the release of military personnel held for disciplina­ry cases. In a statement, it was said that the gracious gesture by the minister came out of his faith in participat­ing with the military personnel and their families on this happy Eid occasion.

Meanwhile, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received congratula­tory cables on Eid Al-Fitr from His Highness KNG Chief, Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah, and His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah. His Highness the Amir also received cables from His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah, and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah. They expressed their best wishes and prayers on the blessed occasion, wishing many returns. In turn, His Highness the Amir thanked them for their kind words and sentiments. — KUNA

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