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228 bottles of contraband found along riverbank

James Kon

Bangar Police Station personnel discovered 228 bottles of alcohol inside packages found along the riverbank of the boat landing area in Mukim Bokok yesterday.

According to the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), personnel were carrying out a patrol when they found suspicious packages along the riverbank believed to be a smuggling tactic.

Upon inspection, personnel discovered the contraband inside the packages.

The evidence was brought to the Bangar Police Station for investigation.

The evidence was handed over to the Royal Customs and Excise Department.

The RBPF with the cooperation of other enforcement agencies will continue its efforts to combat the smuggling of contraband into the country.

Photos show the contraband seized by police personnel. PHOTOS: RBPF