Man jailed for trespassing, stealing

Fadley Faisal

A local unemployed man was sentenced to eight months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday for trespass and theft.

DPP Ahmad Firdaus Mohammad informed Magistrate Pengiran Hazirah binti Pengiran Haji Mohd Yusof that the defendant Abdul Qayyum bin Haji Mohd Rahim @ Joey had trespassed into The Coffee Bean Brunei outlet at Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital at 2.30am on April 14, 2019, and stole a bluetooth speaker and coins amounting to BND3. This was uncovered by a manager who saw the defendant’s misdeed in a CCTV footage and a police report was lodged.

The defendant also trespassed into Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex and stole BND21 at 5.30am on January 2.

A security guard came across the defendant inside the building and lodged a police report leading up to the defendant’s arrest.