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Kuwait :- Serious Crimes of the Week
Officers arrested for lewd conduct; 23,000 drug pills seized from Ghanaian trucker, Asian
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KUWAIT CITY, April 30, (KUNA): Nine Kuwaiti men, among them two law enforcement officers, three Kuwaiti women, and a female expatriate, were arrested on Saturday at a beach house in the coastal region of Sabah Al-Ahmad on charges of drunkenness and lewd behavior, a press statement by the Ministry of Interior said.
The statement indicated that Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah ordered that the two law enforcement officers, both bearing the rank of colonel, be subjected to punitive and legal measures for their unacceptable conduct.
The arrest took place following complaints received by police regarding the arrestees boisterous and disturbing behavior from residents of the beach huarea in Sabah Al-Ahmad coastal region, said the statement.
It stressed the notion that the Ministry of Interior “will not allow any of its personnel to act outside the boundaries of the law,” in reference to the arrest of the two officers.
Asian arrested with liquor bottles An Asian expatriate was arrested in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area in possession of a number of bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area based on instructions from Farwaniya Security Director Brigadier Saleh Al-Enezi when they noticed a man sitting in the back seat of a parked vehicle. When he noticed the securitymen approaching, he tried to run away but securitymen caught him.
They checked his details to discover he is an Asian expatriate and they found some black bags inside the vehicle which contained several bottles of locally manufactured liquor. He was arrested and referred with the liquor bottles to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against him.
Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti citizen who is wanted by law for his involvement in four financial cases was arrested and referred to the Sentences Enforcement Department
23,000 drug pills seized from Ghanaian trucker, Asian Customs officers at Abdally Border foiled the attempt of a Ghanaian trucker to smuggle 14,000 narcotic pills.
In a press statement, the Interior Ministry revealed the officers suspected the truck driver upon arrival at the border, so they checked the vehicle thoroughly until they unearthed the concealed narcotics.
The suspect was referred to the concerned authority, along with the illicit items. Acting Director General of Customs Department Adnan Al- Qudhaibi supervised the arrest operation.
Meanwhile, security officers at Kuwait International Airport apprehended an Asian man for trying to smuggle 9,000 Tramadol pills, which he kept inside a bag. The suspect and the seized items were referred to the relevant authority.