KUWAIT CITY: Ahmadi securitymen arrested 80 individuals from a market in Mahboula area during a security campaign that Ahmadi Security Directorate launched in coordination with the Ahmadi Municipality and under the supervision of Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Matouq Al-Aslawi.


According to security sources, 15 officers in civilian clothes initially observed the market where fruits, vegetables, fish, clothes, perfumes, military uniforms and electronics were being sold. After noticing a number of violations, they summoned ten patrol officers to the market. They arrested 35 shop owners; one among them was selling military uniforms. They also arrested 45 individuals who were unable to present their identification documents during checking. All arrested individuals were referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against them. Ahmadi Municipality confiscated the clothes, vegetables and other items that were being illegally sold.

Ahmadi Security Directorate affirmed that they will continue to launch such security campaigns in all areas within the governorate in coordination with all departments affiliated to the Public Security sector and other authorities.