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Security campaigns net 170 people in 48 hours
April 24, 2016, 8:52 am

Securitymen carried out extensive security campaigns in all six governorates in the last 48 hours during which they arrested 170 individuals who are wanted for various offences such as violation of residency and labor laws and for involvement in drug, civil and criminal cases. They also issued 111 traffic citations and seized three vehicles.

The campaigns were launched based on directives from Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah. In fact, Major General Al-Tarrah was physically present to lead the operation.

The arrested people included 112 wanted criminals, 5 individuals wanted for civil cases including a Kuwaiti citizen, 21 violators of residency labor laws, 45 people who did not hold civil ID cards, 19 marginal workers and 16 street hawkers.

Officers issued 11 citations against individuals who parked their vehicles in parking spaces allotted for the disabled and 100 citations against others for various traffic offenses.

Hawally Securitymen arrested six individuals who are wanted for different cases including an Asian expatriate who entered the country illegally, a Kuwaiti citizen wanted for financial offence worth KD 48,000 and other Kuwaiti citizen in possession of drugs.

Ahmadi Securitymen arrested ten violators of residency and labor laws and seized a vehicle. They also apprehended three Asian expatriates for stealing copper from a restricted area.

In Farwaniya governorate, Securitymen arrested 16 individuals who are involved in different cases. In Mubarak Al-Kabeer, Securitymen arrested 20 wanted individuals. Officers from the special operations unit arrested three Kuwaiti citizens in possession of drugs.

All arrested individuals were referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against them.

Source: Arab Times

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