Cleaner charged in NIC theft case

A  Filipino was charged in the Intermediate Court yesterday for theft in a protected place, an offence that falls under Section 380A of the Penal Code, Chapter 22.  Jay Noel De Vera Gonzales, 40, working as a cleaner at the National Isolation Centre (NIC) in Tutong District is alleged to have stolen cash and other valuable items at the NIC , which has been gazetted as a protected place under the Protected Areas and Protected Places Act, Chapter 147.  More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin