KUWAIT: An Egyptian shoplifter was recently arrested for several thefts he committed in various Capital governorate stores, said security sources. Case papers indicate that an Indian salesman in Salhiya called the police reporting that the suspect had stolen a valuable watch from his store. Combing the surrounding area, the suspect was soon arrested and it turned out that the suspect had just arrived three weeks earlier on a visit visa. Searching his residence, policemen found 12 mobile phones and three tablets. A case was filed.
Drug arrest Five citizens were recently arrested with possession of and for trading in drugs, said security sources. Case papers indicate that narcotics detectives had been tipped off concerning a drug den in Benaid Al-Gar. Raiding the place, detectives arrested the five suspects and confiscated 1.25 kilos of hashish, 30 grams of cocaine, psychotropic pills and a weapon. The suspects confessed to trading in drugs. In another incident, a citizen was recently arrested with the possession of drugs, said security sources, noting that on checking the suspect, he was also found wanted on a fouryear imprisonment verdict.
Security campaigns Ministry of Interior’s public security sector announced that it had recently launched several security campaigns to track down criminals and outlaws in various governorates. The campaigns which were held from June 21 to July 1 resulted in the arrest of 169 people wanted for cases, expired residency, absconding and not holding a Civil ID. Thirty-four people were arrested with the possession of drugs, while 18 vehicles were detained.