Man dead, wife injured in head-on collision

crimesKUWAIT: A Kuwaiti man in his forties was killed and a woman identified as his wife was critically injured during a head-on collision with another vehicle on the Artal Road south of the country yesterday. An investigation was opened to determine the circumstances behind the accident. In a separate accident, a Kuwaiti man was killed and his coworker was injured when their pickup truck was involved in an accident in Maqwa’a. The two reportedly work in Kuwait Oil Company. A case was filed for investigations.

Drug arrests
An Indian expat who was caught with 24 small bags of shabu (meth) and 25 Tramadol tablets was sent by Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for General Security Major General Abdelfattah Al-Ali to Drugs Control General Department (DCGD). Meanwhile, an Egyptian man was sent to Public Prosecution by Drugs Control General Department for trading in narcotic pills, as they found 10,000 Tramadol tablets on him. The suspect was caught when he agreed to sell an undercover 20 tablets for KD 40, and was caught red handed. The pills were found in his house.

23 expats deported
Twenty-three expats were sent to the deportation center for driving without a license, while 37 drivers were detained during traffic department campaigns between August 9 and August 15. The campaigns also resulted in the issuance of 46,933 citations and impoundment of 2,519 wanted vehicles.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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