Kuwaitis arrested in Saudi Arabia for assaulting police

KUWAIT: Three Kuwaitis were arrested in Taif in Saudi Arabia when they fought with security men and insulted them, said Saudi security sources. According to the sources, policemen were dispatched to impound the three Kuwaitis’ vehicle over a severe traffic violation, but the suspects rejected the process and assaulted and insulted the policemen.

Drug possession
Mubarak Al-Kabeer detectives arrested a citizen with a criminal record with 2.5 kilos of heroin and 150 gm of meth, said security sources. Case papers indicate that narcotics detectives had been tipped off concerning the suspect’s activities. Checking on him, detectives found that the suspect lived in Salwa and usually met his clients in Mubarak Al-Kabeer. A search warrant was issued and the suspect’s house was raided and searched. A case was filed and the suspect was referred to relevant authorities. Separately, a citizen was arrested in Saad Al-Abdullah with hashish and meth, said security sources, noting that the suspect was stopped when a police patrol spotted him driving in an unsteady course and found out that he was under the influence. On searching him, policemen found the drugs. A case was filed. Also, two citizens were arrested with drugs in Firdous, said security sources. Case papers indicate that a police patrol suspected a vehicle parked in an open yard and on approaching it, the two people in it were found under the influence. A case was filed.

Smuggling foiled
Customs inspectors foiled an attempt to smuggle in two kilos of hashish hidden inside a parcel containing tea, said security sources.

Construction thieves caught
Three expats were arrested for stealing construction materials from houses under construction in Ishbeliya, said security sources. Case papers indicate that a police patrol suspected a truck loaded with construction material, but the two Bangladeshis in it dumped it in Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh and fled on foot, before policemen chased and arrested them. The two suspects confessed to stealing the material and reselling them.


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