Police locate stolen vehicle, apprehend teen suspect

|     Daniel Lim     |

PERSONNEL from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) have located a 17-year-old suspect believed to be linked to a car theft case.

A police report was lodged of a vehicle being stolen from the parking area of Kampong Pandan Mosque in Kuala Belait on January 17.

Thorough investigations led police to a residence at No 7, Simpang 1373-23 in Kampong Tanjung Bunut, where the missing vehicle was found.

The male suspect residing at the house was apprehended.

He was yesterday produced at the Magistrate Court on charges of theft under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 22.

He was released on a bail and will return to court on February 2.