The Arabic language daily ‘Al Anba’, quoting an interior ministry statement, said a large number of policemen have been deployed in suspected areas and have started to check the IDs of indecently dressed women and suspected gays.
According to the reports of Emirates247 Kuwaiti Police have started to be deployed on key streets late at night to check cross-dressers ,police and other security men will be positioned in those areas all night to crack down on such obscene and unethical practices by men and women,” the statement said.
It said scores of suspected prostitutes have already been rounded up in various areas, adding that they include Arab, African and Asian women.
The report said those arrested included three men caught in women’s dresses and in possession of make-up items in their bags.
Prostitution is strictly banned in Kuwait, where expatriate women convicted in such offences are jailed and deported.
Source : emirates247