Sunday, 26 June 2016

Kuwait - Crimes of the week

Detectives arrest four Bangladeshis selling army uniforms, shoes in Jleeb market – Raid on vice den nets 9 women, six men; 60 law violators held

Some of those arrested for vice and violating residency, labor laws. - Al-Rai daily photo
Some of those arrested for vice and violating residency, labor laws. – Al-Rai daily photo
KUWAIT CITY, June 25: Detectives from the Farwaniya Investigation Department arrested four Bangladeshis for trading in military uniform in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh. In a press release issued by Ministry of Interior, the Public Relations and Security Media Department explained that Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh at dawn of Friday, June 24 to monitor the security situation when they spotted an unlicensed market in an open ground with a number of vendors displaying military clothes and shoes for sale.
The items for sale included 799 army uniforms, 133 National Guard uniforms and 36 police uniforms. Within the efforts of the General Department of Criminal Investigation and under the supervision of Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs Major- General Abdul-Hamid Al-Awadhi, the hawkers were arrested. They have been referred to the concerned authorities for appropriate legal action.
Sex workers arrested: Nine sex workers and six Asian men including a Bangladeshi pimp were arrested from a vice den in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh, reports Al-Rai daily. Farwaniya detectives arrested them after receiving information about their illicit activities and raiding their location. The arrested individuals have been referred to the concerned authorities for deportation. Meanwhile, Farwaniya police launched intensive campaigns in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area and arrested 60 expatriates of different nationalities for violating residency and labor laws. They were referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action. Raid on vice den nets 9 women, six men; 60 law violators held
2 Mozambicans held: Two Mozambican women, who are wanted by law in their home country on charges of human trafficking, have been arrested, reports Al-Shahed daily. The arrest was made based on a request from Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Ministry of Interior for the detention of the two women. The two Mozambicans have been referred to the concerned authorities for investigations to be followed by extradition. Raid on vice den nets 9 women, six men; 60 law violators held
Driver arrested for alcohol: Customs officers at Al-Nuwaiseeb border checkpoint arrested a Somali driver for consuming and possessing alcohol, reports Al-Rai daily. Reportedly, the suspect, who was high on alcohol, had lost his way and entered the checkpoint at 5:30 am. Two bottles of locally manufactured liquor were seized from his possession. He was arrested and referred to the relevant authorities.

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