Foreign female detained for suspected prostitution

James Kon

A foreign female national was detained recently by Personnel of the Gambling Suppression and Anti-Vice Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) for alleged involvement in providing sexual services in a hotel room in Berakas.

During the raid in the hotel room, RBPF personnel found items that were believed to have been used for the immoral activity.

The suspect, Cao Thi Thanh, 36, has been in the country from October 31 on visitor’s pass.

The suspect and the evidence were brought back to the CID for investigation under Section 294A of the Criminal Procedure Code of Chapter 22.

The RBPF will continue to carry out monitoring and take action on any criminal activities in the country.

Anyone with information on criminal activities can contact the police force at 993 or nearby police station.

Some of the evidence found during the raid. PHOTO: RBPF