| James Kon |
THE Royal Brunei Police Force yesterday dismissed a WhatsApp message of three underage schoolchildren abducted in a white car as not true.
A report was lodged on November 29, 2014 at 4pm of a missing girl and her three friends who have not returned home since 11pm, November 28, 2014.
However, at 9.40pm November 29, police received a call from the public on the whereabout of the missing persons and they were brought to the police station and family members were contacted.
According to an initial report, police found that the missing persons had gone out with their acquaintance without informing their family.
The police have advised youth to always make sure that their parents know their whereabouts when they leave home.
The police have also reminded the public that it is an offence to spread false information or messages that could disturb public order and offenders can be charged under the Public Order Act which carries a punishment of imprisonment up to three years or a fine of $3,000 according to Section 34, Chapter 148 of the act.