Personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department have arrested an unidentified trailer truck driver for attempting to smuggle into the country 6,000 bottles of alcohol worth KD 500,000.
A security source said police acting on a tip-off put the trailer truck, belonging to a general trading and contracting company, under surveillance and followed it until it was parked in an open area in Farwaniya. The security authorities moved in and took the driver into custody after he moved the truck in front of a building. Without giving details, the security authorities said the shipment came from an unidentified GCC state. Police are conducting investigations to find the owner of the cargo.
2 Asians bootleggers held
The Ahmadi police have arrested two Asians for manufacturing alcohol. Security sources said police acting on a tip-off got a warrant issued by the Public Prosecution raided an apartment — which had been turned into a factory — in Sabah Al-Ahmed and arrested the bootleggers. Securitymen have reportedly seized barrels of raw material and bottles of booze ready for sale.
Woman kidnapped, raped
A Kuwaiti woman has filed a complaint with the Fintas police accusing her ‘friend’ of molesting and raping her, reports Al- Rai daily. In her complaint, the woman said the suspect lured her into his apartment in Fintas and forced her to have sex with him. The complainant has provided the police the name and particulars about the suspect. He will be summoned for interrogation.