Kuwait – Illegal AIDS Testing Devices and Abortion Pills Confiscated


KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s commercial control inspectors have taken action by confiscating six AIDS testing devices, a significant quantity of birth control pills, and abortion pills. This operation also led to the arrest of a representative and a driver associated with a private medical clinic.

According to reliable sources, the Ministry’s inspectors received information about the unlawful distribution and sale of prohibited medicines and unlicensed AIDS testing devices. The culprits were actively promoting the purchase of AIDS testing devices and birth control pills. In response, a trap was set, resulting in their capture.

Upon consultation with the Ministry of Health, it was determined that the seized AIDS testing devices lacked the necessary licenses for circulation in Kuwait. Furthermore, the birth control pills were being used for illegal abortion purposes, in direct violation of the regulations prohibiting their display and sale in the country.

Consequently, both the offenders and the confiscated items were apprehended, and a formal report was filed to initiate the required legal proceedings, with the intention of referring them to the Public Prosecution.

Source: https://www.arabtimesonline.com/news/illegal-aids-testing-devices-and-abortion-pills-confiscated/

Kuwait – Gynecologist smuggling abortion pills – Sells 1 pill for 100 KD to Indians and Filipinos

Gynecologist smuggling abortion pills – Sells 1 pill for 100 KD to Indians and Filipinos

Feb 16, 2019

KUWAIT CITY: Security officers at the Kuwait International Airport have arrested an unidentified female gynecologist for attempting to smuggle into the country large quantities of medicine pills to induce abortion, reports Al- Shahed daily.

According to the daily, the doctor works for a private hospital and earns a monthly salary of KD 2,000. She has admitted to selling one pill for KD 100 to Indians and Filipinos. The doctor has been referred to the authorities for further interrogation.

Source: http://www.arabtimesonline.com/news/gynecologist-smuggling-abortion-pills-sells-1-pill-for-100-kd-to-indians-and-filipinos/