KUWAIT: A 21-year-old Kuwaiti was held at Maidan Hawally police station for endangering others' lives, then escaping from police and attempting to kill an Asian man. He was also charged with several traffic violations including driving in the wrong direction, running a red light and causing a collision. Police received a call about a driver blocking an important and busy intersection in Maidan Hawally. When a police patrol asked him to stop, he ran the red light and drove the wrong way during his attempt to escape, but was caught when he collided with a car. Separately, traffic detectives arrested two citizens after a video clip showing them driving recklessly was uploaded online. The two will be charged with driving without a license, driving in the wrong direction, negligence and endangering their own lives and that of others. Their vehicle was also driven without license plates.


The juvenile protection department arrested an Egyptian man working in a restaurant without a health certificate, then found out that he was working with a forged certificate for which he paid KD 40. The certificate was forged by two Egyptian expats. Detectives found many certificates in their car and residence for various persons and stamps for health and commercial transactions of municipal officials, license department and doctors, in addition to pictures and data about the persons for whom the certificates were being prepared, along with KD 7,516. One of the suspects confessed to agreeing with the second suspect, who earlier worked for the department that issues licenses, to process them illegally in exchange of money. Both confessed to committing the crimes, and were sent to the public prosecution.


Two brothers were released after questioning following accusations of insulting two detectives in Mishref. The two detectives said that they were on a patrol when one of the citizens claimed he was an investigator, and both insulted them. In a separate case, a policeman accused three cousins of insulting him while at work in Hitteen. The incident took place in front of the suspects' residence.


A person described as a 'VIP' accused a nurse of theft. The man told Adan detectives that two rings were stolen by the nurse, and gave them her phone number. Detectives are working on the case. - Translated from the Arabic press