ARAB TIMES, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
Nine motorists injured
Two Kuwaitis killed in traffic accidents over weekend
By Munaif Nayef
Special to the Arab Times and GTD in nation-wide campaign
KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: A
Kuwaiti died and nine other
motorists sustained injuries in sep-
7,011 citations issued, 283 vehicles seized
arate traffic accidents reported KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The revealed the traffic enforcers citations and eight vehicles in
Saturday throughout the country. General Traffic Department (GTD) issued 963 citations and impound- Mubarak Al-Kabeer.
The Kuwaiti, in his 30s, was launched a comprehensive traffic ed 11 vehicles in the Capital Moreover, the Operations Unit
killed in a two-vehicle collision on campaign in the six governorates Governorate; 1,268 citations and at GTD recorded 1,125 traffic cita-
Kabad Road Saturday evening. over the weekend, resulting in the 32 vehicles in Farwaniya; 1,979 tions and confiscated 141 vehicles
His vehicle is said to have somer- issuance of 7,011 citations and citations and 34 vehicles in during the weekend, in addition to
saulted on the road due to the confiscation of 283 vehicles. Hawally; 1,162 citations and 11 108 citations and three vehicles at
impact of the collision. His A press statement from the vehicles in Ahmadi; 285 citations the Kuwait International Airport,
remains were referred to Ministry of Interior Saturday and 43 vehicles in Jahra; and 121 the statement added.
Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti citizen
was killed on the spot in a traffic
accident in Mubarak Al-Kabeer Kuwaitis — 17, 18 and 28 years old On the Fifth Ring Road, an uniden- Sabah Hospital after administering
area, reports Al-Rai daily. — sustained multiple injuries when tified man sustained arm fractures and first aid.
The victim is said to have lost their vehicle overturned on the road bruises in different parts of his body Lastly, a 24-year-old Indian suf-
control on his car which turned tur- after colliding with another on the when his motorbike somersaulted. He fered injuries in various parts of his
tle and led to his instantaneous Fourth Ring Road. They were taken to was referred to Farwaniya Hospital. body when a car hit his vehicle near a
death. His remains have been Jahra Hospital. A Kuwaiti and two youths suffered petrol station in Abdullah Al-
referred to Forensics and police are On Qurain Road, a 33-year-old multiple injuries when their cars col- Mubarak. The driver of the other car
investigating the cause of the acci- Russian woman suffered rib fractures lided on the Fifth Ring Road, opposite sped off after the incident. Paramedics
One of the cars damaged by the falling tree. dent. when her vehicle crashed into another. Al-Rai area. took the injured to Farwaniya
In an unrelated incident, three She was admitted to Adan Hospital. Paramedics rushed them to Al- Hospital.
Falling tree wrecks cars
By Shebli Al-Rashed
Special to the Arab Times
The wall of a house, pavement and three
vehicles were damaged when a huge tree
fell in Bneid Al-Gar area, blocking a road to
Saudi Arabian and his mother inhaled
smoke and suffered breathing difficulty
when fire gutted a diwaniya in Taima,
Acting on information, firefighters from
Jahra Vocational Area and Jahra fire sta-
Kuwaiti held for stealing from
traffic for more than two hours.
Acting on information, Kuwait
Municipality officials rushed to the location,
assessed the damage, and removed the
tree. A report was filed in that regard.
In another development, a 16-year old
tions rushed to the scene and extinguished
The victims were referred to Jahra
Hospital by paramedics. According to
sources, a copy of the Holy Quran inside
the diwaniya wasn’t affected by fire.
cars, grabbing teenagers cells
Famous actress drives away seized car from police station
Court Cases KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Police
arrested a Kuwaiti man for
stealing from parked cars and
snatching expensive cell phones
‘Spy’ appeal hearing today from teenagers, reports Al-
Watan Arabic daily.
Sulaibiya securitymen doubled
Expat absolved in fraud case their efforts after receiving com-
plaints about the theft of their valu-
ables from cars parked in front of
By Jaber Al-Humoud The Court of First Instance had sen- grocery shops, pharmacies and
Special to the Arab Times tenced the first, second and third, as well as commercial complexes and about a
the fourth and fifth suspects to life impris-
onment and acquitted the sixth and seventh
thief snatching costly cell phones
KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The Farwaniya from teenagers.
Misdemeanor Court presided over by suspects of all charges.
According to the case file, the suspects Police laid a trap and succeeded in
counselor Dhari Ali acquitted and dis- arresting the thief and found out that
charged an expatriate accused of betrayal exploited their job with the Kuwaiti army he was wanted by law for several
of trust by a company. to leak secrets to other countries. The sus- crimes, including breaking into
According to the pects are said to have served as agents for shops, driving away with a car and
charge sheet, officials the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and escaping from hospital.
reported at the Nugra betrayed Kuwait.
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police station on Jan ❑ ❑ ❑
12, 2010 that the Worker killed: An Egyptian wo-
Ruling expected: The Court of First rker died while working in a house in
accused had taken Instance is expected to rule on a case filed
possession of two Al-Qayrawan, reports Al-Watan
by six female graduates from the Faculty Arabic daily.
computers and cash of Law against the Ministry of Justice
belonging to the com- The worker reportedly fell on the
soon. floor and died instantly due to severe
pany and declined to
return them. The women have strongly opposed a head injuries. His remains have been
The defendant’s Bashayer decision preventing them from joining the referred to Forensics.
lawyer Bashayer Ja’afar argued the compa- ministry as a beginner legal researcher ❑ ❑ ❑
ny wanted to implicate her client for a under the pretext that the job is for males
only. The defense lawyer argued it is Seized car stolen: Police are
crime he never committed. She noted there looking for a well-known actress
were no documents supporting the compa- against the law to stop his clients from get-
ting the job, particularly Article 29 of the who without permission took away
ny’s claim. her husband’s car which was seized A Kuwaiti and two other youths in a separate car were seriously injured in an accident on the 5th Ring Road. Above:
Constitution, which stipulates the equality
❑ ❑ ❑ in rights and duties among men and and parked in Rumaithiya Police The damaged vehicle belonging to the Kuwaiti citizen.
Hearing today: The Appeals Court will women. He added the State is obliged by Station, reports Al-Rai daily.
Sunday begin hearing in the case involving international treaties to ensure equality The woman’s husband was put in
7 Iranians accused of spying for the Iranian between men and women in holding public police custody for failing to clear
Revolutionary Guard. positions. debts worth KD 29,000 and his car Crime Briefs
too was seized at the time of the
arrest. The husband reportedly called
his wife who visited him at the police
station and then drove away the car Man found ‘dead drunk’ in car
using a spare key.
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Kuwaiti girl detained: A Kuwaiti
girl was detained in Saudi Arabia for
Asian running illegal call centre held
driving a car, reports Al-Anba daily. By Munaif Nayef passerby, who saw the man and thought Nephews rob uncle: A Bedoun has
The girl’s brother was also in the car Special to the Arab Times he was dead. When the rescuers arrived accused some of his nephews of steal-
at the time of arrest. Females are not at the scene, they discovered the man ing his safety deposit box from his
allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia. KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Securitymen was under the influence of alcohol, so house in Sulaibiya.
❑ ❑ ❑ arrested an Asian man for operating an he was referred to a nearby police sta- The complainant told police his safe
illegal international call center in Al- tion for questioning and other legal contained KD9,000 and six passports.
Woman flees police: Police arr- action.
ested an Iranian woman who was Nugra. He provided police with a detailed
wanted by law for failing to pay While patrolling the area, the officers ❑ ❑ ❑ description of his nephews and investi-
debts worth KD 6,000 and for crash- saw the suspect carrying a number of gations are underway to verify the
Double heart attack: An Egyptian complaint.
ing into three cars, reports Al-Watan telephone sets, so they approached him man, in his 20s, was rushed to Adan
Arabic daily. A police source said the for questioning. It turned out he trans- Hospital after suffering from cardiac ❑ ❑ ❑
woman was traveling in a sports car formed an apartment in the area into a arrest.
center that offered international calls at Car tyres deflated: Police are look-
and tried to escape on seeing a police Paramedics rushed to the Egyptian’s ing for an unidentified person for
checkpoint in Hawalli. While doing cheaper rates. He was referred to the workplace, a car rental office in
concerned security department for the deliberately deflating the car tires of
so, she crashed into three cars, one of Mangaf, after receiving a call from one several residents of the Saad Al-
which overturned and caused injuries necessary legal action. of his colleagues. They provided him Abdullah suburb, reports Al-Rai daily.
to two Kuwaitis. ❑ ❑ ❑ first aid before taking him to the hospi- According to security sources it is
The Iranian woman even attacked Man ‘dead drunk’: A 42-year-old tal. However, he suffered another the one-man work because the suspect
paramedics, but they overpowered male expatriate was found lying uncon- attack when he reached the hospital, so has used a similar pattern to deflate the
her and handed her to police. scious in his car at Souq Sharq. he was transferred to the Intensive tires.
❑ ❑ ❑ Paramedics and securitymen rushed to Care Unit (ICU). A case has been registered at the
Duo held doing drugs: Police the location after receiving a call from a ❑ ❑ ❑ Taima Police Station.
arrested two youngsters - an Iranian
and an Egyptian - for consuming administering heroin, a knife and other influence of alcohol, reports Al-Rai nails along the Fifth Ring Road towards
drugs, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily. drug-related materials, say sources. daily. The youth stopped at a check point Salmiya, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.
The youngsters were hanging out The suspects had reportedly aroused on Ghazali road and police officers Tires of five vehicles burst due to the
in Salmiya and appeared nervous on suspicion of the officers when they tried asked him to pull over on smelling alco- nails and vehicular movement was
seeing police. Policemen seized drug to flee from a security checkpoint, and hol in his breath. The youth then sped blocked for several hours on the road.
consumption tools and a syringe con-
taining drugs from their possession
the contraband was found after a search up, forcing police to chase him for 45 ❑ ❑ ❑
had been conducted inside their car. minutes before he could be cornered and
and referred them to authorities, says They were referred, with the items, to referred to police station. Gang-fighters caught: Police arrest-
sources. ed six youngsters for fighting in a restau-
In a similar development, security
the concerned authority. ❑ ❑ ❑ rant in a commercial complex in
operatives attached to a patrol team ❑ ❑ ❑ Vandals on loose: Police are looking Salmiya and referred them to police sta-
in Hawalli arrested two people in Drunkard in car chase: Police arr- for some unscrupulous youngsters who tion for questioning, reports Al-Watan
possession of two syringes for ested a Bedoun for driving under the allegedly dropped a large number of Arabic daily.
Fire-fighters to stage sit-in today
‘Cancel fingerprint attendance system, increase allowances’
By Munaif Nayef allowances, besides non-deduction of lance at Ahqaqi fire station in Al- lances.
Special to the Arab Times their allowances whenever they go on Dai’ya due to an electric short, but no In another development, two men
annual and special vacations. severe damage was caused to its con- — an Arab and an Asian — have been
KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Some According to the workers, their nature tents. admitted to the Adan Hospital with
employees of the Directorate General of job requires non-implementation of Informed sources said Medical serious injuries, reports Al-Watan
of Fire Services will gather in front of the fingerprint attendance system, Emergency Personnel managed to Arabic daily. According to reports the
Sharq Fire Station at 9:00 am, Sunday since they are always linked to life douse the blaze and prevented it from men were riding in a taxi and the taxi
to press for cancelation of the finger- saving operations. The workers plan to spreading. They stressed that ambu- ran out of control and collided with an
print attendance system and allowance hold another demonstration if their lances at the unit are in dire need of American car and then hit the electric
increment. demands are not met, indicating the maintenance since they have not been pole on the side of the road.
In a statement, the workers demand- second will be extensive. replaced for two years, besides severe The accident happened in Jaber Al-
ed food, shift, hazard and health Meanwhile, fire engulfed an ambu- shortage the center suffers in ambu- Ali.