Immigration officers detained a foreign male worker found hiding in the ceiling during a raid at a residential area in Tutong District recently.
According to the Immigration and National Registration Department (INRD), the man was found to be a runaway worker and was unable to produce any valid travel documentation.
He was brought to the immigration office for further investigation.
The acting head of Belait District INRD reminded employers of foreign workers to comply with the Immigration Act and ensure workers are in their prescribed roles.
The INRD welcomes the public to provide information in relation to any immigration offences through hotlines 8734888/8753888 (BSB)/8984111 (KB).