Contraband found in op

|     Daniel Lim     |

A STASH of illegal cigarettes was discovered during a joint night patrol conducted by the Seria Police Station at several key areas in Mukim Seria, Belait District recently.

The Royal Customs and Excise Department detained a suspect for further enquiries.

Led by Officer-in-Charge at the Seria Police Station Assistant Police Superintendent (P/ASP) Syed Mohammad Afidzul Azeez bin Sheikh Haji Abu Bakar, the joint operation also focussed on foreign workers’ lodgings in Jalan Semaun and Kampong Baru.

The operation involved 54 officers and personnel from the Seria Police Station, the Royal Customs and Excise Department, the Immigration and National Registration Department, the Narcotics Control Bureau, the Religious Enforcement Division, and the Mukim Seria Neighbourhood Watch.