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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ARAB TIMES, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
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                                                                                                               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
                                                                                                                 Agencies
                                                                                                   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.
                                                                                                   Forensics.
                                                                                                      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,
                                                  Jahra.
                                                     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 flames.
                                                     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.
                                                                                                                ❑ ❑ ❑
   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.
                                                                                                                ❑ ❑ ❑
                                                                                                   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.

				
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