Five foreigners violate Immigration Act

Rokiah Mahmud

Five foreign nationals were found to have violated the Immigration Act and Regulations during an inspection on 19 stalls in Seria, Belait District yesterday.

The Ops Pumpung JIPK 164/2020, conducted by the Law Enforcement Division of the Immigration and National Registration Department (INRD), Kuala Belait Branch, found two violating Chapter 17 of the Immigration Act and Regulation in which one of them violated the Regulation 15 (3) for working in accordance with the designated positions in their work passes. The other person violated Regulation 9 (4) for working with a visiting pass.

Meanwhile, three foreigners are being investigated under the Immigration Act and Regulations Chapter 17 and were ordered to report to the Law Enforcement Division for further actions.

Twenty-four officers were involved in the operation led by a senior immigration officer.

Information can be relayed through the INRD hotline at 8734888 / 8753888 for Bandar Seri Begawan or 8984111 for Kuala Belait.

Enforcement personnel inspect a food stall. PHOTO: INRD