KUWAIT: Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for General Security Maj Gen Abdelfattah Al-Ali led a security campaign in Jahra industrial area. 1,583 suspected visa violators and wanted persons were arrested. The security forces were stationed on the entrances and exits of the area, and some of them roamed the streets to check the details of workers there. The campaign began at 10 am and lasted one hour during which 1,583 persons were arrested: five wanted, 13 debtors, 248 for not having IDs. Meanwhile those who brought their IDs and documents were later released, and the number was reduced to 1,079. There were also 39 absconders, 137 violators of labor law. In addition to that, seven wanted cars were impounded. In another development, Residency Affairs Department said the head of a domestic help offices network has been arrested following information about some manipulations.

Weapons confiscated

The Weapons Collection Team raided several stables in Jahra governorate and confiscate nine shotguns. A 'wanted' man and two other suspects were arrested.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun