Syrian expat arrested; fake $70,000, KD 10,000 seized


KUWAIT: A Syrian expat was arrested for attempting to trade in forged currency inside the country. The Syrian (Humaidi Fayez) was arrested with forged $70,000 and KD 10,000. The suspect was also found to be a wanted person. He said another person (Samer Ismail) gave him with the forged currency. His accomplice was arrested in Hawally.

Female employee detained
Residency Affairs detectives arrested an employee at one of the department who used to issue residency permit on some sponsors without their knowledge. She was sent to concerned authorities.

Liquor factory busted
Ahmadi police busted a local liquor factory being run in Wafra. 12 Asians were arrested in the factory. 180 full containers, 250 bottles, 6 distillers, 15 boxes of yeast, six large bags of sugar were confiscated.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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