An Egyptian man stabbed a police officer with a knife when the latter caught him in possession of 89 narcotic pills and KD 2,000 cash after he stormed a local bank branch in Hawalli.
Security officers assigned at the Operations Room received information that the suspect stormed the bank, so the officers rushed to the scene. One of the officers tried to control him and in the process of defying the police he stabbed the latter. The officers finally overpowered him, resulting in the discovery of the narcotic pills and money. He was referred to the concerned authority for prosecution.
2 Asians charred to death
Two Asian expatriates were charred to death in a fire that engulfed an apartment on the sixth floor of a building in Mahboula area. According to sources, when the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate received information about the fire incident, firefighters from Mangaf and Fahaheel fire stations rushed to the location immediately, They extinguished the fire and discovered that two Asian expatriates who were trapped inside the apartment had already died before their arrival. Their remains have been referred to the Forensics Department and a case has been registered for investigations.
‘Poser’ robs Iranian
An unknown individual robbed an Iranian man of KD 200. According to security sources, the victim lodged a complaint at Capital Police Station, informing securitymen that the suspect, pretending to be a police officer, stopped him and ordered him to show his Civil ID card. However, he robbed him of his money and fled from the location immediately. Using the vivid description of the suspect provided by the victim, securitymen have launched extensive investigations to find and arrest him.