Arab Times Today:
Stealing sand: Police have arrested two Egyptians and an Indian for stealing sand from government land in Wafra, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily. The arrest came when a Kuwaiti man working for the Kuwait Municipality team that is tasked with removing encroachments on government land called the Operations Department of the Ministry of Interior. The suspects have been arrested and their vehicles and equipment have been confiscated.
Stealing SAND? Really? SAND???? How much sand were they stealing? To be arrested for stealing sand? I mean, c'mon youse guys - isn't there enough sand in Kuwait?? Do you think you could just spare a little?
Now, "pounding sand" is quite a different issue....