A co-worker has emailed an article published today on Al Qabas newspaper stating that MOI has just announced that they’re moving forward to install metal detectors and CCTV (AKA surveillance cameras) at the entrances of all major shopping malls in Kuwait to control the ever increasing crime rates, especially those involving stabbing. They say the metal detectors will be used to discover all stabbing weapons such as knives and other dangerous deadly weapons.
I commend such an action despite being too late, as I always say we only respond to catastrophes while prevention is utterly absent. Though, my little question to MOI is; what will happen if the criminals will get the weapons, say knives, from inside the mall itself? I mean they can step into any restaurant and get a steak cutting knife. Maybe someone can suggest a solution?
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