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One caught in immigration operation

An Indonesian national was detained and brought to the Law Enforcement Division during a recent Immigration and National Registration Department (INRD) operation codenamed Operasi Kabat JIPK 51/2024 conducted by the Law Enforcement Division of Kuala Belait Branch in Kuala Belait.

Hellen Fransisca, 43, was sentenced to six-weeks imprisonment for failure to pay BND1,500 fines after violating Chapter 3 (2) Section 146 of the Passport Act, attempting to leave the country without reporting and producing travel documents to immigration officers on duty at the Sungai Tujoh Immigration Control Post.

Magistrate Abdul ‘Azim bin Othman heard the case conducted by Prosecutor Norhafizah binti Haji Mohammad. – Rokiah Mahmud

The operation in progress. PHOTO: INRD