Three Indian expatriates were arrested in Mahboula area in possession of 114 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Mahboula area when they noticed three men standing near a vehicle that was parked in a lot. As soon as they noticed the patrol vehicle, they started running but securitymen chased them and managed to arrest them. They checked their details to discover they are Indian expatriates and the vehicle belonged to one of them. They checked the vehicle to find 114 bottles of locally manufactured liquor.
When questioned, they confessed that they have been selling liquor to their clients at KD 2.5 per bottle. The suspects were referred with the liquor bottles to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action. Also, acting on information and armed with a search and arrest warrant issued by the Public Prosecution, the Mubarak Al-Kabeer police raided an apartment in the area and arrested 2 Nepali men for bootlegging, reports Al-Anba daily.
Police have confiscated from the men 198 bottles of locally manufactured liquor and equipment used in making the alcohol. The contraband and the suspects have been referred to the General Department for Drugs and Alcohol Control.
Source: Arab Times