A reminder to everyone that gambling is illegal in Kuwait. Recently, the Kuwait Police caught 24 people involved in betting and gambling. According to a report shared by the Ministry of interior in Kuwait, the Kuwait Police have arrested people during an apartment raid.
For many expats, please let this serve as a reminder that we should be aware of the laws in the countries where we are working. Please abide by these rules.
We are here, after all, to work and earn a living, so let us not forget the purpose why we chose to work in another country in the first place.
Security Media: 24 people caught red handed to play gambling
The Department of Public Relations and Security Media at the Ministry of Interior has reported that within the efforts of the criminal security sector to combat outlaws, the General Department of Criminal Investigations has managed to catch 24 people red handed to gambling.
The administration explains that there was information that an apartment was found in an area of Al-Ahmadi governorate, which is administered to play gambling and betting through the internet, so a research team was formed and investigated. After confirming the correctness of the information, the legal permission was taken and raided the apartment was seized. 24 people red handed to play gambling, and upon enquiry, it was found that 10 of them were wanted, and an estimated amount of KD 3000 and gambling tools were seized.
They were therefore seized and referred with seizures to the competent authorities for necessary legal action against them.
– MOI Kuwait
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Please be warned about gambling as well as other illegal activities.