Local man jailed for car scam

|     Aziz Idris     |

A LOCAL man was sentenced to two years and six months of imprisonment by the Magistrate’s Court after he pleaded guilty to cheating over the selling and buying of cars yesterday.

Geoffrey Achong Han Sun, 48, was charged under Section 420 of the Penal Code, Chapter 22, involving cheating and dishonestly inducing the delivery of property.

He was apprehended on July 4, following a report lodged at the Berakas Police Station.

The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) reminded the public to be wary of second-hand car scams and to make sure that documents are complete and authentic.