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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ARAB TIMES, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2011
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                                                    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
                                                                                                                                                under        construction
                                                                                                                                                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
attention.                                                                                                                                      Area.
   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
            ❑       ❑        ❑
                                                 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.
                                                                                                                                                        ❑       ❑       ❑
                                                                                                                                                                                           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.

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