Anti-government groups have denounced the detention of former Parliament member Musallam al-Barrack for allegedly insulting Kuwait`s emir during protests.
Kuwait has the most politically empowered Parliament among the Gulf Arab states with opposition lawmakers often challenging government officials over alleged corruption.
Kuwait`s ruling family controls all main ministries, but the Parliament has the power to sway policies.
Kuwaitis head to the polls for the fourth time in six years in a snap Parliamentary Election.
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015