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Syndicate accuses Interior Ministry officials of abuse

KUWAIT: Chairman of the Interior Ministry’s civilian employees syndicate Bader Al-Enezi said that the syndicate had officially submitted a complaint against two officials at the citizen service directorate to Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah. Enezi explained that the two officials had abused their powers, committed administrative violations that might see some employees referred to prosecution for crimes they never committed and had been sexually harassing female employees. “They think they are above accountability,” he said, pointing out one of the officials had been threatening employees. Enezi added that another complaint was filed against the ministry’s legal affairs department accusing its officials of impartiality and refusing to investigate complaints filed against one of the two officials.

Wrongful taxation
The court of appeals yesterday ordered the finance ministry to refund the sum of KD 1,980,000 that had been unlawfully collected from a citizen as taxes.

Jaber Al-Ahmad City
The Ministry of Public Works (MPW) stressed that 46 percent of the works included in a contract to build and maintain roads and six intersections along main roads to serve Jaber Al-Ahmad City have been completed. The ministry added that the project’s total cost is KD 28.9 million.

Following lengthy debates about the municipal council’s technical committee formation and reducing its members from 14 to nine, then to seven, then back to nine again, informed sources said that the committee chairman Fahd Al-Sane’s tenure was extended for two more years for the first time, as the committee chairmanship used to be limited to two years only. Member Mane Al-Ajmi was appointed committee rapporteur. The sources also expected further complications after unconfirmed news about the resignation of four of the committee members.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi

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