Smuggling attempt busted

Izah Azahari

Two male suspects were detained during a joint operation between the Company ‘C’ Police Reserve Unit of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) with the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) at the Kuala Lurah, Limau Manis area yesterday.

The suspects, a local man and a Malaysian man, were believed to have attempted to smuggle prohibited goods such as cigarettes into Brunei Darussalam.

The suspects along with 100 cartons of cigarettes were brought into the Limau Manis Police Station for investigation. The case will be handed over to the Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED) for further investigation.

Acting Officer-in-Charge of the Police Reserve Unit Supt Suhairi bin Haji Sukri and Assistant Officer-in-Charge of the Company ‘C’ Police Reserve Unit of the Royal Brunei Police Force ASP Azhan bin Anuar with the seized contraband. PHOTO: RBPF