KUWAIT, July 20 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, on Thursday announced the formation of a joint committee with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, with the power of arrest to monitor prices at the cooperative societies.
The general rule is that policemen only have the power of arrest. And policemen can essentially use the power of arrest in only two instances: 1) when a court has issued a warrant of arrest, and 2) when a person commits a crime in the presence of the police (warrantless arrest).
Reacting to the stark findings of an independent inquiry, Janet said: "It was a clear call for help and the nonmolestation order had the power of arrest. If the police had typed his name into the system, it would have shown that - but they didn't.