Manpower Ministry follows up on case of Egyptian stabbed in Kuwait


Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 12:29 GMT

Knife - file

Knife - file

CAIRO – 22 April 2021: Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan announced Thursday he is following up closely on the case of an Egyptian citizen stabbed in Kuwait.


The Egyptian national, Emile Isaac Mhana Garas works in Kuwait, and was tasked to install curtains in a tent that belongs to a Kuwaiti man called Abdel Aziz Mohamed el-Barweishy two months ago, and when his job was done, the Kuwaiti citizen asked for amendments but the Egyptian rejected because he did not receive his money.


The Kuwaiti then waited for the Egyptian national outside the latter’s workplace, and suddenly attacked and insulted him; the Kuwaiti tried to enter the Mahanna's car under duress, and when the victim resisted, the Kuwaiti stabbed him from the back, in his left shoulder using a knife and fled the scene.


The Egyptian national, Emile Mhanna, was then taken to Farwaniya hospital, where he undergone an operation. He is expected to leave the hospital Thursday evening after conducting necessary medical examinations, and a police report is filed about the incident.


Emile Mhanna comes from Upper Egypt’s governorate of Minya, and has worked as a driver in Kuwait for five years.


For his part, Minister Saafan affirmed all necessary support and assistance is provided to the Egyptian citizen Emile Mahanna, adding that Kuwait is a country of law, and not one will be wronged. The head of the Egyptian Labor Representation Office in Kuwait was assigned to follow up on the case.



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