Bangladeshi man faces theft charge

Fadley Faisal

A 28-year-old Bangladeshi national was brought before the Magistrate’s Court on Saturday to face a charge of theft.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Sabrina binti Haji Mahmud informed the court that the defendant, Sakiful Islam, was apprehended by the public last Friday evening and handed over to the police.

An investigation at the Bandar Seri Begawan Central Police Station found that the defendant allegedly stole mobile phones, external hard drives and BND1,000 from a shop in Kampong Pintu Malim at midnight on September 23.

Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid ordered the defendant to be remanded to facilitate police investigations.