Birthday party ends with police bust

James Kon

A birthday party ended terribly for eight foreigners, aged 28 to 44, after a Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) raid in violation of mass gathering on Sunday night.

According to the RBPF, personnel from Bandar Seri Begawan Central Police Station raided a room in a foreign workers dormitory in Beribi, Brunei-Muara District at 8.15pm. The police detained eight foreigners, comprising six men and two women, who allegedly attended
the party.

Suspects are bring investigated under Chapter 204 of the Infectious Diseases Act and were immediately brought to Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital for swab, urine and blood tests.

Their mobile phones were also seized to aid the investigation.