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Local detained for alleged drug possession

James Kon

A 46-year-old local man was detained by marine police personnel for allegedly possessing drug paraphernalia after his boat was stopped for inspection at Sungai Kupang area on
Saturday morning.

According to the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), they discovered the boat during a patrol in the Brunei river.

The personnel stopped the boat and found drug paraphernalia inside a duffle bag owned by the suspect.

The suspect was brought to the Marine Police headquarters along with the boat and the seized items.

The case was handed over to the Narcotics Control Bureau.

The RBPF through the Marine Police will continue to increase patrols and checks in the areas under its jurisdiction to combat criminal activities.

The public is urged to report criminal activities to police hotline 993 or the nearest police station.

A drug paraphernalia found during the investigation
A duffel bag containing the contraband
The boat was brought back to the Marine Police headquarters along with the seized items. PHOTOS: RBPF

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