57 offences recorded at joint roadblock op

Hakim Hayat

Fifty-seven offences were recorded during a joint roadblock operation conducted by multiple enforcement agencies at Belait District on Monday night.

The operation, conducted by personnel from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), Land Transport Department (JPD), Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), was led by Belait Police District Traffic Investigation Officer Deputy Superintendent of Police Alvin Goh.

Out of the total number of offences, 31 were recorded by the RBPF, while the JPD recorded 19 offences, and the RCED recorded seven offences.

Some of the offences include expired road tax, vehicle modification, using car shades, worn out tyres and the possession of illegal cigarettes, among others.

The RBPF in a press release said that the operation aims to enhance community discipline as road users, and to ensure that the laws of the country are being abided.

The RBPF also issued an advisory for all road users to ensure that their vehicles are in good conditions amid unpredictable weather conditions in the country.

Enforcement personnel conduct checks during the operation. PHOTO: RBPF