Man arrested for theft

Azlan Othman

Regular patrols and surveillance of Belait Police Station of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) personnel in Pandan 4 area have led to the arrest of a suspect in a theft case.

During investigation, the suspect was found with valuables including mobile phones, foreign currency and jewellery.

The man’s arrest was connected to reports received from the Belait Police Station of a theft complaint involving the disappearance of several valuables on April 15 at a Pandan 2 residence. Investigations revealed that mobile phones and other items obtained from the suspect belonged to the victim.

The suspect, Muhammad Suhaimi bin Sufri, 26, is unemployed.

The suspect was brought to the Magistrate’s Court in Bandar Seri Begawan yesterday on a charge under Section 380 of the Penal Code, Chapter 22.

The suspect pleaded not guilty and the court asked him to be remanded at Maraburong Prison for mention till May 2.

The items recovered during the investigation. PHOTO: RBPF