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    Joint roadblock uncovers several offences

    Izah Azahari

    A joint roadblock operation by law enforcement agencies in the Temburong District on October 24 found several offences.

    Led by the Tutong District Traffic Investigations Officer Assistant Superintendent (ASP) Ivy Han, the operation involved 30 officers, personnel and members from the Tutong District Police Headquarters, Tutong Police Station, Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), the Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and Department of Land Transport.

    The operation found 26 compound offences issued by the RBPF under the Road Traffic Act Chapter 668 such as driving unqualified vehicles in terms of its safety, tyres coming out of the mudguard, failing to install vehicle lights and other offences.

    Other offences include three individuals involved in offences under the Excise Order 2006 including the discovery of restricted cigarettes and possessing electronic cigarettes (vape) by the RCED; and 11 compound offences issued by the Land Transport Department under the Road Traffic Act Chapter 68 for load heavier than allowed, not carrying a certificate of qualification and other offences.

    Enforcement personnel conduct the roadblock. PHOTOS: RBPF
    ABOVE & BELOW: Restricted items seized during the roadblock; and a vehicle not safe to ply on the road

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