| Faza Suraj |
A 45-YEAR-OLD local man was arrested by police for stealing a gas cylinder and a set of kitchen stoves. The suspect was apprehended at Lorong Tiga area of the Skim Tanah Kurnia Rakyat Jati (STKRJ), Seria.
Police personnel from Seria Police Station detained the suspect with the help of members of the public on September 22 after receiving a report regarding the theft at 8.17am the same day,
Both the missing items, reported worth $200, were successfully recovered.
The suspect was brought to the Seria Police Station for further investigations before he was presented in court yesterday.
According to a statement by the Deputy Chief Officer and the officer-in-charge of the Seria Police Station, the suspect will be charged under the Chapter 380 of the penal code.
The Royal Brunei Police Force thanked members of the public who assisted them by providing information.