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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARAB TIMES, SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011
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Alarm snares ‘smallest thief in
Kuwait’ for pinching pricy item
                                  Barber thrashed for ‘cutting’ Kuwaiti’s ear
                                                                                                                             KUWAIT CITY, Aug
                                                                                                                             27: A theft case has been
                          Crime Briefs                                                                                       registered against a 5-
                                                                                                                             year-old Kuwaiti child
                                                                                                                             in North Jahra Police
                                                                                                                             Station, reports Al-
                                                                                                                             Anba daily.
                                                                                                                                A police source said the
                                      Youth stabbed in fight over girl                                                       ‘smallest thief in Kuwait’ had
                                                                                                                             innocently shoplifted an elec-

 TV producer among two caught for drugs                                                                                      tronic device worth KD
                                                                                                                             3,000. The source added that
                                                                                                                             when the alarm at the shop
    By Munaif Nayef and Shebli                                                                                               went off, the guards checked
                                                                                                                             the mother’s bags but could
            Al-Rashid                                                                                                        not find any unpaid stuff.
    Special to the Arab Times                                                                                                Guards later found the elec-
                                                                                                                             tronic device with the child
 KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Anti-nar-                                                                                              and CCTV footage showed
 cotic officers arrested two Kuwaitis,                                                                                       that that he acted independ-
 one of them is a TV producer, for the
 possession of half kilo of heroin in                                                                                        ently and was innocently act-                                   A vehicle damaged in one of the accidents.
 the Capital Governorate.                                                                                                    ing as if he was shopping.
    Acting on a tip-off, the officers                                                                                            The management of the shop
                                                                                                                             forgave the child, but a case
                                                                                                                                                                             Bangladeshi dies in 2-car crash
 put the suspect under surveillance.
 When the team gathered enough                                                                                               was registered against him
 information to arrest him, they                                                                                             nonetheless.                         By Munaif Nayef and Shebli Al-Rashed                   Farwaniya Hospital for treatment.
                                                                                                                                        ❑ ❑ ❑                             Special to the Arab Times                         An Egyptian expatriate was severely
 arranged an entrapment. He was                                                                                                                                                                                          injured when his motorbike overturned
 arrested, along with his accomplice                                                                                         Barber thrashed: A Kuw-              One person died and eight others were                  near Mahboula. He was rushed to Adan
 (the TV producer), with the posses-                                                                                         aiti man beat up a barber who        injured in separate traffic accidents report-          Hospital.
 sion of half kilo of heroin. The sus-                                                                                       had accidentally cut the             ed in the country on Saturday.                            Also, a Kuwaiti sustained injuries in an
 pects were referred to the concerned                                                                                        Kuwaiti’s ear while trimming            A 40-year-old Bangladeshi died on the               accident involving two vehicles in Doha. He
 security department for the neces-                                                                                          his hair, reports Al-Shahed          spot in a two-vehicle collision that took              was taken to Sabah Hospital.
 sary legal action.                                                                                                          daily.                               place on the Wafra Road, opposite the live-               Furthermore, two youths were injured in
                                                                                                                                                                  stock pens area. One of the vehicles                   another accident that took place on the
              ❑ ❑ ❑                                                                                                              Acting on information,           reportedly overturned due to the impact
                                                                                                                             police rushed to the barber shop                                                            Fahaheel Expressway, opposite Salmiya
 Man acquitted: The Misdemeanor                                                                                              in Fahaheel and found the bar-
                                                                                                                                                                  and the victim is said to have succumbed               area. They were taken to Mubarak
 Court acquitted a Kuwaiti man of                                                                                                                                 to severe head injuries. His remains were              Hospital.
                                           Traffic was at a standstill on the Nuwaiseeb and Saudi Khafji borders in the      ber lying on the floor with          referred to Forensics.                                    Lastly, a Kuwaiti man suffered injuries in
 resisting arrest and possession of        early hours Saturday due to a power outage that lasted from 2:00 am to            injuries on his body. They also
 narcotic pills.                                                                                                                                                     Meanwhile, two Kuwaitis, suffered                   a two-vehicle collision on the Arabian Gulf
                                           9:00 am. A large number of passengers suffered due to the traffic jam and         noticed blood dripping from          injuries in a traffic accident on the Fifth            Street. He was taken to Amiri Hospital for
    Case files indicate the Kuwaiti        the Saudi authorities had no option but to suspend the processing of              the ear of the Kuwaiti.
 was arrested in Riqqa when a patrol                                                                                                                              Ring Road. They were referred to                       treatment.
                                           papers to release passengers going towards Kuwait. The passengers                     Paramedics referred the bar-
 officer noticed the erratic movement      asked Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior Sheikh Ahmad Al-Humoud              ber and the client to hospital,
 of his vehicle. When the officer          to develop the border, recruit efficient employees and appoint competent          while police registered a case.
 asked for his identification card, he     officials to better serve the public. They pointed out the emergency plan is
 presented only his employment ID                     useless if the concerned officials do not report for work.                        ❑ ❑ ❑                                              Court Cases
 which was used to check his securi-                                                                                         Filipina arrested: Police
 ty records. However, the accused                                                                                            arrested a Filipina nurse for
                                           popular shopping mall along the Sixth     Support Patrol Team apprehended
 fled from the scene, prompting the
 officer to call for back up. The          Ring Road in South Surra.                 two cross-dressers in Salmiya with
                                                                                                                             stealing KD 2,000 from a den-
                                                                                                                             tal clinic where she was work-
                                                                                                                                                                                     Kuwaiti absolved in kidnap, battery
 Kuwaiti later parked the car and took        Rescue officers at the Operations      the possession of cosmetics pills.      ing, reports Al-Anba daily.
 to his heels, sneaking into a building.
 The officers searched the car where
 they found the narcotic pills and
                                           Room received a call that the youths
                                           were fighting over a girl, so the secu-
                                           rity officers and paramedics moved in
                                                                                        The officers were patrolling in
                                                                                     Salmiya when they noticed the suspi-
                                                                                     cious behavior of two ‘women’, so
                                                                                                                                 A police source said after the
                                                                                                                             Kuwaiti dentist reported the
                                                                                                                             theft at Hawalli Police Station,
                                                                                                                                                                  Duo acquitted in drug peddling
 referred the case to the Public           quickly to deal with the situation. The   they approached them for routine        securitymen interrogated all the                By Jaber Al-Humoud                          Kuwaiti man of charges of kidnapping, robbing
 Prosecution.                              officers pacified the feuding parties     inspection.                             staff members at the clinic and                                                             and beating a person.
                                                                                        However, the officers discovered                                                  Special to the Arab Times
              ❑ ❑ ❑                        and restored peace in the mall. The                                               it eventually led to the arrest of                                                             The suspect was allegedly helped by two
                                           injured is now confined at Mubarak        the two were actually men clad in       the nurse.                           KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Criminal Court                other men.
 Fight over girl: A 17-year old            Al-Kabeer Hospital.                       women’s clothes. The cross-dressers         The nurse said she was pass-     acquitted two Asians of trafficking in drugs.                                  The Public Prosecution
 Kuwaiti suffered a stab wound on                                                    were taken to a nearby police station                                                                                                                    charged the accused based
 the left shoulder after engaging in a                   ❑ ❑ ❑                       for interrogation and other necessary
                                                                                                                             ing through financial difficul-         Case files indicate the two Asians were
                                                                                                                             ties, so she broke open the door     arrested when a patrol officer found drugs in                               on the complaint of the
 public brawl with other youths at a       Cross-dressers held: The Hawalli          legal action.                           of the clinic and stole the          their possession. They were referred to Fintas                              victim. The suspect’s
                                                                                                                             money.                               Police Station for the necessary legal action but                           lawyer Faisal Al-Rasheedi
                                                                                                                                 Police recovered the stolen      the investigation officer revealed it was diffi-                            said the statements of the
                                                                                                                             money from the nurse’s posses-       cult to analyze the drugs which fell on the                                 complainant were contra-
                                                                                                                             sion.                                ground.                                                                     dictory and unrealistic and
                                                                                                                                        ❑ ❑ ❑                        Attorney Salwa Al-Tararwah, lawyer for the                               added that the investiga-
                                                                                                                                                                  accused, demanded her clients’ acquittal,                                   tions were not done prop-
                                                                                                                             Drugs kill man: A 36-year-           claiming the case was fabricated because the                                erly. He said the claim of
                                                                                                                             old Kuwaiti man died of drug         documents presented to the court do not con-              Al-Rasheedi       beating could not be
                                                                                                                             overdose inside his house,           tain any incriminating evidence. The court then                             proved because there was
                                                                                                                             reports Al-Anba daily.               ruled in favor of the accused and declared them        no sign of it whatsoever.
                                                                                                                                 Sources say as soon as the                                                                                ❑ ❑ ❑
                                                                                                                             victim’s family called the           not guilty.
                                                                                                                             Operations Room, policemen                              ❑ ❑ ❑                               Foreigner gets clean chit: The Appeals
                                                                                                                             from Jabriya Police Station          Expat not guilty: The Appeals Court upheld             Court acquitted a foreign national of charges of
                                                                                                                             rushed to the place. Personnel       the verdict of a lower court and acquitted an          trafficking in cocaine and hashish.
                                                                                                                             from the Criminal Evidences          expatriate of charges of committing an                    Case papers indicate that investigation offi-
                                                                                                                             Department found a syringe           immoral act in public.                                 cers arrested the suspect inside his house in
                                                                                                                             and a white substance, believed         The suspect’s lawyer Abdul Rahman Al-               possession of cocaine and hashish.
                                                                                                                             to be heroin, beside the remains     Houti said the case was full of contradictions         Subsequently, the Public Prosecution accused
                                                                                                                             of the victim.                       and probabilities and that investigations were         him of trafficking in drugs.
                                                                                                                                        ❑ ❑ ❑                     not conducted properly. He praised the Kuwaiti            Lawyer Tahani Al-Zufairi told the court that
                                                                                                                                                                  judiciary for its integrity and its justness.          the procedure of arresting her client and
                                                                                                                             Caught by chance: Ahm-                                                                      searching his house were illegal.
                                                                                                                             adi police arrested a Kuwaiti                           ❑ ❑ ❑                                    She stressed such behavior is against
                                                                                                                             man in Jaber Al-Ali area for         Kuwaiti absolved: The Appeals Court uph-               Kuwaiti law and demanded that her client be
                                                                                                                             consuming and possessing             eld the ruling of a lower court and acquitted a        acquitted at once.
                                                                                                                             drugs, reports Al-Anba daily.
                                                                                                                                 Police had stopped the man
                                                                                                                             and asked him to show his
                                                                                                                             identification        documents.
                                                                                                                             When the suspect opened his                                   News in Brief
                                                                                                                             wallet, policemen saw a piece
                                                                                                                             of hashish inside. Policemen
                                                                                                                             then checked the records and
                                                                                                                             learnt that the man was wanted           Eight beggars held: Police arrested
                                                                                                                             by law for his involvement in a          eight male and female expatriates for beg-
                                                                                                                             theft and that he was sentenced          ging in front of markets and mosques in                      Theft in Kuwait
                                                                                                                             in absentia to 12 months in jail.        Farwaniya and referred them to authorities,
                                                                                                                                        ❑ ❑ ❑                         reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.
                                                                                                                             Youth stabbed: Police are                                  ❑ ❑ ❑                               Maid held in India
                                                                                                                             looking for unidentified young-          Cellphones seized: The administration                 KOCHI, India, Aug 27: A Malayali
                                                                                                                             sters for fighting and stabbing a        of the Central Prison seized 12 cellphones            woman who escaped after rob-
                                                                                                                             youth in the parking lot of              and eight chargers during a surprise inspec-          bing gold ornaments worth 10
                                                                                                                             Rumaithiya           Cooperative         tion campaign launched in four wards,                 sovereigns from an apartment in
                                                                                                                             Society, reports Al-Watan                reports Al-Anba daily.                                Kuwait was arrested by the Kochi
                                                                                                                             Arabic daily.                                             ❑ ❑ ❑                                city police on Friday.
                                                                                                                                 Police rushed to the scene                                                                    The arrested has been identi-
                                                                                                                                                                      Trio eating in open: Police arrested three            fied as Fazila, 32, of Palluruthy.
                                                                                                                             after the Operations Room of             Asians for eating publicly during daytime in
                                                                                                                             the Interior Ministry received                                                                 She was arrested by a police
                                                                                                                                                                      Hawalli, reports Al-Anba daily. Eating,               team led by Mattancherry assis-
                                                                                                                             information about shooting in            smoking and drinking publicly during day-
                                                                                                                             the area. Police found a youth                                                                 tant commissioner M Binoy and
                                                                                                                                                                      time is prohibited during Ramadan.                    Palluruthy circle inspector K
                                                                                                                             with stab injury, said sources,             A police patrol on routine duty noticed
                                                                                                                             adding a knife and Kalashnikov                                                                 Sajeev.
                                                                                                                                                                      that a motorist was driving his car very                 The police said that Fazila was
                                                                                                                             bullets were beside him.                 slowly. On a closer inspection, he saw the
                                                                                                                                 The youngsters were report-          motorist and his two friends smoking and              working as a maid in the apart-
                                                                                                                                                                      eating and promptly arrested them all.                ment of Biji Shanthan in Kuwait.
                                                                                                                             edly trying to settle an earlier                                                               Biji Shanthan hails from Vaikom
                                                                                                                             dispute.                                                  ❑ ❑ ❑                                in Kottayam district.
                                                                                                                                        ❑ ❑ ❑                         Driver injured: An Asian driver of a trail-              According to the police, it was
                                                                                                                             Car thief caught: Police                 er truck was seriously injured in a traffic           on July 24 that Fazila left the
                                                                                                                             have arrested a Kuwaiti man              accident on the Sixth Ring Road opposite              apartment after casually men-
                                                                                                                             believed to be in his 20s, for           Amghara scrap area, reports Al-Anba daily.            tioning that her husband back in
                                                                                                                                                                         The driver reportedly lost control on the          Kerala was not well.
                                                                                                                             stealing cars parked in Salmiya,                                                                  As she did not return the next
                                                                                                                             particularly cars left in opera-         truck and it crashed into a concrete barrier.
                                                                                                                                                                      The truck overturned on its side, blocking            day for work, Biji Shanthan
                                                                                                                             tional condition, reports Al-            three lanes of the road. Traffic was blocked          enquired about her and found
                                                                                                                             Watan Arabic daily.                      on the road for a long time.                          that she had left Kuwait for
                                                                                                                                 A police source said a                                                                     Kerala. On suspicion, Biji
                                                                                                                             Lebanese woman lodged a                                    ❑ ❑ ❑
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shanthan conducted a search for
                                                                                                                             complaint, saying a thief drove          Iranian beaten: A youth entered a gro-                her valuables at home and found
                                                                                                                             away her car and took along              cery shop where he physically attacked the            that the gold ornaments kept
                                                                                                                             with it her cell phones and the          Iranian storekeeper to steal food items from          inside an almirah were missing.
                                                                                                                             passports of her family. She             the shop.
                                                                                                                             said she parked her car for a               However, the Iranian resisted, so the sus-
                                                                                                                             few minutes opposite a phar-             pect beat him and pushed him towards the
                                                                                                                                                                      refrigerator, causing minor injuries in differ-       Dr Fawziya, who discusses family issues
                                                                                                                             macy in Salmiya when the thief                                                              on the show, accused a man who calls him-
                                                                                                                             got in and sped off.                     ent parts of his body. A case was registered
                                                                                                                                                                      and police are now looking for the youth.          self Dr Fawz Al-Dre’a, of trying to imper-
                                                                                                                                 Securitymen laid a trap and                                                             sonate her on Twitter and answering ques-
                                                                                                                             arrested the thief while he tried                          ❑ ❑ ❑
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tions on her behalf. He even allegedly posted
                                                                                                                             to play the same game with               Case shelved: The Commercial Affairs               her photo on his homepage to fool people.
                                                                                                                             another woman who left her car           Section of Public Prosecution shelved a law-          The prosecution had asked Twitter admin-
                                                                                                                             in front of the pharmacy.                suit filed by Dr Fawziya, a talk show host on      istration to reveal the identity of the user, but
                                                                                                                                 Police also recovered the cell       Al-Rai TV, against an impersonator, reports        when it refused to oblige, the prosecution
                                                                                                                             phones and passports of the              Al-Jarida daily.                                   decided to shelve the case.
                                                                                                                             Lebanese woman from the

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