| James Kon |
FIFTEEN drivers were Monday issued fines for not buckling up during an operation conducted along Jalan Estate in the Temburong District.
The two-hour joint operation, involving the Bangar Police Station and Traffic Control and Investigation Department of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), was part of a nationwide operation aimed at cracking down on errant motorists and crime prevention.
Codenamed ‘OperasiTegas II,’ the nationwide operation targeted various areas including Kuala Lurah, the Beribi Industrial area as well as Jalan Estate.
The Brunei-Muara District Police conducted three stop-and-search on vehicles in the Jalan Pintu Malim area, while the Berakas Police Station conducted 64 stop-and-search, and issued five warnings.
The Sengkurong Police Station also conducted a roadblock, however, no offences were recorded.
At Jalan Meragang, Muara Police Station personnel recorded nine compound cases, one docket case and conducted 16 stop-and-search.
Along Kg Parit, Limau Manis Police Station personnel recorded two compound cases and one warning, while no offences were recorded in Jalan Kg Lumapas.
The Traffic Control and Investigation Department issued nine compound fines and five fines during the roadblock in Jalan Beribi.
Meanwhile, in the Tutong District, police personnel issued two compound fines along Jalan Kiudang, while at Jalan Bukit Barun in Lamunin, four compound fines were issued. In Kuala Belait, three compound cases were recorded at Jalan Tengah Anduki. Additionally, as a preventive measure, the Immediate Response Squad was on patrol for crime prevention and detection.
The Traffic Control and Investigation Branch of Batu 3, Seria, issued 17 compound fines at the operation in Jalan Tengah F3, F4.