Local duo arrested in theft case

|     Hakim Hayat     |

THE BSB Central Police Station recently arrested two local men believed to be linked to a theft case in Jalan Gadong.

Both suspects, Mohammad Arif bin Haji Mohd Yasop, 30 and Sanj bin Shahian, 26, were apprehended at their homes by Special Duties personnel from the BSB Central Police Station for questioning.

Both suspects were yesterday charged in the Bandar Magistrate’s Court for theft under Section 379 of the Penal Code Chapter 22.

During court proceedings, the Magistrate allowed the prosecution’s application for both defendants to be remanded until January 23 to assist in further investigations as they are believed to have been involved in other cases.

Sanj bin Shahian (above) and Mohammad Arif bin Haji Mohd Yasop (below). – PHOTOS: RBPF