Neighbourhood Watch patrols help prevent crimes

Izah Azahari

The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) recently conducted four crime prevention patrols in three districts with the involvement of village residents through the Neighbourhood Watch programme.

In the Temburong District, four personnel from the Bangar Police Station and six members of the Kampong Labu Estate, Senukoh and Piasau-Piasau Neighbourhood Watch, led by Officer-in-Charge of Bangar Police Station Inspector Muhammad Ajib bin Haji Ahmad conducted the patrol.

In the Brunei-Muara District, RPN Kampong Mentiri Zone 1 was among the areas covered in a patrol led by Assistant Officer-in-Charge of the Muara Police Station Inspector Mohd Firnasrulillah bin Haji Abdul Ghani and Acting Village Head of RPN Kampong Mentiri Zone 1 Haji Abu Bakar bin Pungut. No suspicious or criminal activity was found during the patrol.

At Kampong Masin, the joint patrol was led by Assistant Superintendent of the Limau Manis Police Station Inspector Aminuddin bin Haji Metussin and Acting Village Head of Kampong Masin Moksin bin Haji Kamis.

In the Tutong District, three members of the Kampong Batang Mitus Neighbourhood Watch conducted the patrol with personnel from the Lamunin Police Station, led by Inspector Zulfadli bin Haji Muhd Yusof and Acting Village Head of Kampong Batang Mitus Suhaili bin Alas.

The RBPF’s crime prevention patrols with Neighbourhood Watch members are aimed at establishing community links and increasing vigilance to maintain a harmonious, crime-free society.

ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show the patrols underway. PHOTOS: RBPF