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Bangar police foil smuggling attempt

James Kon

Bangar Police Station personnel yesterday apprehended four suspects for allegedly smuggling 18 boxes of raw meat (weighing 360 kilogrammes) and 12 boxes of chicken tails (weighing 120 kilogrammes) from Jalan Bangar headed to Jalan Labu, near the National Service Programme (PKBN) Training Camp.

Police personnel pulled over two suspicious vehicles at 11.45am, resulting in the discovery, the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) said. The suspects were all local, comprising three males and one female, aged between 40 and 46.

The case and evidence have been handed over to the Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED) and Halal Food Control Division in Temburong District.

The RBPF will continue operations to curb criminal activities, particularly smuggling attempts.

Members of the public with information on suspicious activities can contact police hotline 993 or the nearest police station.

A police personnel informs the media about the smuggling attempt. PHOTO: RBPF