KUWAIT CITY: A Bedoun youth and woman were arrested in Shaab area in possession of narcotic pills, sachets of heroin, a number of mobile phones and a large sum of money. According to security sources, Hawally securitymen were patrolling Shaab area when they stopped a vehicle with two occupants for checking. Sensing the nervousness of the driver, securitymen checked the vehicle and found the illicit items. The driver and his female passenger were arrested and referred to the Directorate General for Drug Control for necessary legal action against them.
Meanwhile, Hawally securitymen were patrolling Salmiya area when they noticed a man committing a traffic violation with his vehicle. They stopped him and checked his details to discover he is a Kuwaiti citizen. However, they noticed his disoriented state while he was pulling out his wallet from his pocket and saw some sachets fall out. They checked the sachets to discover they contained drugs. While they were checking the sachets, they noticed the suspect pulling out some sachets from his other pocket and throwing it away. They checked those sachets as well and discovered they contained drugs.
While securitymen were arresting the suspect, the latter started insulting and attacking them. They requested for backup support and a patrol team arrived after which they managed to arrest the citizen. They checked his vehicle and found a bag containing KD 5,300. They referred him with the drugs and cash to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against him.
By Meshal Al-Sanousi