ARAB TIMES, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2011
Trio flees without paying taxi driver
Duo harasses girl for refusing to swap phone numbers
By Munaif Nayef & She said one of the men sprayed his mobile phone before escaping. investigation.
Shebli Al-Rashid water on her when she refused to The victim had filed a police com- ❑ ❑ ❑
take the number and then fled in plaint.
Special to the Arab Times their car. She provided police with Flat broken into: A Syrian man in
Meanwhile, a Pakistani taxi driver his 30s lodged a complaint in
KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: A Kuwaiti the registration number of the sus- filed a report with Hawalli police-
pects’ car plus their physical Salmiya police station and said
woman in her 20s reported to men saying three people wearing the thieves broke into his apartment and
Salmiya police station that two male description. A case was registered national dress had cheated him.
against them. made away with KD 300 cash plus
compatriots attacked and physically He narrated that the suspects jewelry worth KD 1,500.
harassed her. ❑ ❑ ❑ waved him down in Salmiya to take The complainant explained he went
The woman explained she was Pakistani mugged: Police are them to Hawalli and he agreed. He out with his family and was surprised
trekking with her friend along the looking for five youths who alleged- said the trio fled the scene immedi- when they returned home and discov-
Arabian Gulf Road when suddenly ly beat up a Pakistani expatriate in ately after they alighted from the ered that thieves had looted the apart-
the suspects approached and tried to Saad Al-Abdullah area and snatched taxi without paying the fare. Police ment. Detectives rushed to the scene
exchange phone numbers with them. his wallet containing KD 200 and have since taken their description for and lifted fingerprints for investigation.
Indian decapitated in mishap;
Kuwaiti crushed under wheels
Arab expats held in dud cheque cases
KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26:
7 Kuwaitis, 5 expats road rage victims A 31-year-old Indian
worker was killed on the
spot in a tragic accident
Twelve injured in accidents over weekend that took place in an
building on Salhiya
By Munaif Nayef Street, reports Al-Watan
Special to the Arab Times Arabic daily.
KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: About 12 peo- When the victim had
ple were injured in separate traffic acci- opened the door of the ele-
dents across the country over the weekend vator at the project site, the
and many of them were sent to nearby elevator reportedly fell on
hospitals with the help of rescue teams. him and separated his head
An Asian expatriate with a girl suf- from the body.
fered various injuries when two cars col- ❑ ❑ ❑
lided on Abu Dhabi Road near Granada. Al-Rai photos
The two injured people were taken to Al- Kuwaiti crushed: A
Kuwaiti man, believed in his A team from the Kuwait Municipality launched a surprise inspection campaign in Khaitan,
Sabah Hospital by Medical Emergency Hasawi and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh areas and confiscated 42 tons of spoilt vegetables, six
Men. 40, died on the spot when a
Kuwaiti woman motorist ran tons of used clothes and another six tons of spoilt foodstuff and fish, reports Al-Rai daily.
In another incident, two Asians were
injured, as their cars smashed into each over him while he was cross-
other on King Fahad Expressway. Acting ing a road that connects the
on information, paramedics arrived at the Third Ring Road with the
scene and referred them to the Farwaniya Cairo Street, reports Al-
Hospital. Watan Arabic daily.
A 29-year old Egyptian sustained a The remains of the victim
fracture to the leg when his car over- were referred to Forensics,
turned on Kabad Motorway. He is receiv- while the woman was referred
ing treatment in Farwaniya Hospital, to police station for question-
thanks to paramedics that arrived at the ing.
location immediately after the accident. ❑ ❑ ❑
Meanwhile, two citizens 17 and 18 years Expats nabbed: Security-
old respectively, were injured in various Some of the drugs seized. men have arrested two expa-
parts of their bodies and were referred to triates who were wanted by
the Amiri Hospital by paramedics when
their cars collided on Gulf Road.
Youth held with drugs law for issuing dud cheques,
reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.
Also, a Filipino suffered many injuries Intense investigations con-
in the body after crashing his car into By Shebli Al-Rashid Security sources said the patrol team ducted by securitymen led to
another car in Nuwaiseeb. Paramedics had spotted the youth inside a car the arrest of a Syrian who was
Special to the Arab Times parked in front of a commercial com-
carried the injured expatriate to the Adan wanted for issuing a dud
Hospital. Patrolmen from Farwaniya Security plex and approached him for checking cheque worth KD 19,000 and
In yet another incident, two cars collid- Directorate referred a Kuwaiti youth to when they detected he wasn’t in nor-
Drug Prosecution after he had been mal condition. He was arrested when a Jordanian for issuing a
ed in Farwaniya area and resulted in cheque worth KD 25,000.
caught with 100 narcotic pills in his the officers conducted a search on him
severe injuries to three citizens who were possession. and found the contraband. The expatriates were arrest-
taken to a nearby hospital for medical ed in Shuwaikh Industrial
And, another citizen was severely
injured when his car overturned on
Drug abuse suspected ❑ ❑ ❑
Abdalli Motorway. He was referred to Pakistanis robbed: Police
Jahra Hospital by Medical Emergency
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KD 2,400 worth bike stolen are looking for a burglar who
broke into the flat of three
Pakistanis while they were A brand new SUV turns turtle after colliding with another vehicle. The two occupants of the
vehicle were seriously injured and taken to the hospital.
necessary information for investigation. fast asleep and escaped with
People rescued: Few people were By Nawaf Al-Hamlan their mobile phones and KD
trapped in a fire that engulfed an apart- Special to the Arab Times ❑ ❑ ❑ 450, reports Al-Anba daily.
ment at the third floor of a building in Drug abuse seen: Patrolmen appre- Personnel from the
Second suspect goes free
Farwaniya area. However, no injuries KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: A Kuwaiti man hended a Kuwaiti youth on suspicion of Criminal Evidences
were recorded. filed a case at the Salmiya Police Station and drug abuse at a parking lot in Farwaniya Department lifted fingerprints
Sources said firemen, in the company
of paramedics, rushed to the scene and
managed to control the situation immedi-
reported that thieves stole his motorbike.
According to the complainant, he dis-
covered in the morning that the motor-
area, even though no drug was found on
him during arrest.
from the scene to identify the
culprits. Jail awarded in traffic snarl-up
The 20-year old citizen is said to have ❑ ❑ ❑
ately after the Operations Room had been bike valued at KD 2,400 was missing aroused suspicion of patrolmen when he By Jaber Al-Humoud pect was driving on a single lane when sud-
notified of the outbreak. Sources from the spot where he parked it. He became confused in their presence. Thief caught: Police have denly he saw the first suspect driving toward
arrested an unidentified per- Special to the Arab Times
explained that the officers had rescued couldn’t name any suspect. Officers went ahead and asked for his him. He crashed into the first suspect’s vehi-
those trapped in the fire using a ladder. A In the meantime, police have taken the civil ID. He was then taken to the con- son for stealing from camp- KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The Criminal cle and they argued.
case was registered. description of the motorbike and other cerned authority for necessary action. sites in Mina Abdullah, Court sentenced a citizen to 4 years impris- Meanwhile, the first suspect is said to
reports Al-Rai daily. onment in absentia and
Police, acting on informa- have turned around, stepped on the accelera-
acquitted another citizen tor, hit and damaged the second suspect’s
tion, had rushed to a camping of destroying a vehicle
area and succeeded in catch- vehicle, and damage caused was estimated at
ing the thief red-handed. The
and starting a fight. KD 1,850.
thief had left his car beside a The Public Meanwhile, in an unrelated develop-
camp and police had towed it Prosecution had charged ment, police have arrested a 47-year-old
away. The thief then claimed the first suspect for Kuwaiti man for consuming alcohol,
that there was KD 7,000 in deliberately hitting a reports Al-Watan Arabic daily. The drunk
the car and accused police- vehicle and causing had entered a restaurant in Sharq and
men of stealing the sum. damage. The second sus- insisted on helping workers in cooking
On checking records, pect was also accused of food. Police rushed to the place on receiv-
police found that the man had beating the first suspect Khabbaz ing information and realized that the man
a criminal record. and causing damage to had serious health problems. They referred
Investigations are going on. his vehicle. him to hospital and will question him after
❑ ❑ ❑ The case file indicates that the second sus- he recovers.
Power stolen: Police have
arrested an Egyptian man for
stealing electricity from
Abdali polyclinic, reports Al- News in Brief
Watan Arabic daily. The man
allegedly connected a cable
from the electrical trans-
former of Abdali polyclinic to Wolf shot dead: A group of Kuwaiti Police ‘had’ it
his chalet without the youths killed a wolf in a desert in Salmi,
approval of authorities. A case reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.
has been registered.
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The youths were in a tent and were
preparing to hunt birds when they saw a Owner finds sheep
wild wolf standing in front of their tent.
Device stolen: Police are They said when the wolf tried to attack KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: Assistant
looking for an unidentified them, they shot it dead. Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs
person for stealing a device ❑ ❑ ❑ Mostafa Al-Zua’abi responded to the
used for identifying finger- appeal of a Kuwaiti man by returning a
prints from a police car affili- Fire destroys car: Fire besieged and sheep which was kept in custody of
ated to Farwaniya security completely devoured a vehicle parked in traffic police, reports Al-Rai daily.
directorate, reports Al-Watan front of a house in Taima area due to an The man collected the sheep two
Arabic daily. electric short. Owner of the car is said to days ago. About a week ago, the sheep
The thief took advantage of have called the emergency room and report- strayed onto the main road and caused
ed his car was in flames. Firemen were able a traffic jam. Traffic policemen then
the fact that the door of the to control the blaze without it spreading to
police vehicle was open and the organized the traffic and took away the
the house, says Al-Seyassah. sheep. When the owner, the Kuwaiti
officer was busy handing over
an impounded car to a garage in ❑ ❑ ❑ man, went to Khaldiya Police Station to
Sabhan and stole the device. Regular checkup: The security person- collect the sheep, the policemen said
nel and other employees at the Ministry of they made a meal of the sheep.
❑ ❑ ❑ The shocked Kuwaiti then appealed
Interior undergo medical examinations regu-
Six rescued: Firefighters larly to ensure they are healthy, reports Al- to Al-Zua’abi to help find the sheep
rescued six people who were Watan Arabic daily. which he believed was still in custody.
trapped in a third-floor flat In a recent press statement, the ministry He blamed the traffic policemen, say-
that caught fire in Mangaf, said its Monitoring and Inspection Sector ing if they had left the sheep, it would
and doused the flames, carries out the necessary procedures in case have found its way home.
reports Al-Watan Arabic any of its police officers or staff engage in
daily. illegal activities. Members of the police healthy and are capable of performing their
Firemen were able to con- force are required to undergo certain medical administrative and security duties, the state-
trol the fire quickly and pre- tests regularly to make sure that they are ment added.
vented it from spreading.