THE Shooting Skills Competition for Prisons Department personnel came to a close yesterday with the presentation of prizes to the top participants.
Held at the Binturan Shooting Range in Tutong, the competition aimed to sharpen the shooting skills and level of discipline among personnel.
“It was also held to instil the spirit of teamwork and cooperation, and at the same time, train personnel,” said Deputy Chairperson of the Shooting Skills Competition cum Prisons Department Head Ali bin Hj Awg Rashid, who is also the Deputy Head of Training Centre at the Prisons Department.
Acting Director of Prisons Hj Ismail bin Hj Murat was the guest of honour at the event.
The four-day competition was split into 11 categories, and the Headquarters Institution crowned the overall champion, followed by Maraburong Prison Institution in second place and Jerudong Prison Institution in third.
Head of Prisons Officer Ali bin Hj Awg Rashid was named the best shooter.
The competition is an annual activity jointly organised by the Training Centre and Special Operations of the Prisons Department.