Contraband seized during border patrol

James Kon

Three hundred cartons of cigarette were seized during a patrol around border areas yesterday by Company ‘C ‘ Police Reserve Unit of Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).

Assistant Commanding Officer of Company ‘C’ Police Reserve Unit ASP Azhan bin Anuar said the operation was carried out at Simpang 217 of Kampong Lumapas where enforcement personnel found several suspicious looking black boxes.

After close examination, they were found to contain contraband cigarettes. The contraband was brought to the Kampong Ayer Police Station for investigation before being handed over to the Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED) for action.

Black boxes at Simpang 217 of Kampong Lumapas. PHOTO: RBPF