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    Hit-and-run suspect picked up

    James Kon

    The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) has detained a man in connection with a hit-and-run incident along the Hassanal Bolkiah Highway on June 1.

    Investigations by the Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) Police Station and eyewitness statements led to the finding of the vehicle allegedly involved in the crash, said the RBPF.

    The suspect will be charged under Section 31, Chapter 68 of the Road Traffic Act, Section 33 (6), Chapter 68 of the Road Traffic Act, and Section 33 (7), Chapter 68 of Road Traffic Act, for failing to stop and provide assistance to the injured person, resulting in serious injuries or death.

    If found guilty, the accused will be sentenced to 12 months’ jail and fined BND3,000.

    The vehicle lies on its side following a hit- and-run. PHOTO: RBPF
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