Net tightens on law breakers

Izah Azahari

Multiple offences were detected during two roadblocks by law enforcement agencies recently.

Officers of the Tutong Police District Headquarters and Tutong Police Station of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) conducted a roadblock along the Muara-Tutong Highway, recording one docket offence and 23 compound offences. Inspector Ahmad Faez bin Haji Mohd Hani led 21 personnel in the operation.

The second roadblock – involving officers from the Immigration and National Registration Department (INRD), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Religious Enforcement Division and the Land Transport Department – recorded 27 compound offences, the issuance of a warning notice, and 13 offences under JPD.

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Dayangku Husmawati binti Pengiran Hussin led 24 Tutong Police Station personnel in the operation. Meanwhile, the Bangar Police Station in Temburong District carried out a Sepadu roadblock in cooperation with the Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED), INRD, NCB, Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, Internal Security Department and Religious Enforcement Division at Ujong Jalan Control and Inspection Complex and the Labu Border Immigration Control Post.

Officer-in-Charge of the Bangar Police Station Inspector Muhammad Ajib bin Haji Ahmad Awal led the operation, which recorded two compound offences and an offence under the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood.

The operation aimed to ensure the public adheres to the laws of the country. In addition, the concepts of ‘Stop & Search’ and ‘Stop & Talk’ were also applied during the operation to interact and establish trust with the public to effectively curb crime in the country.

Motorists pull over during the roadblock. PHOTO: RBPF