A policeman was stabbed by an unnamed Kuwaiti assailant following a verbal altercation between them in Ahmadi.

The attacker has been arrested and referred to the prosecution, while the wounded officer was admitted to the Adan Hospital where he was treated and is understood to be in stable condition.

According to informed sources, the incident occured when the policeman stopped the suspect for violating traffic rules, and was examining documents to verify identity of the driver and vehicle ownership

Nearby traffic patrol vehicles quickly responded to request for help from the policeman and the assailant was immediately nabbed. legal action is being taken against the accused.

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