Two locals and two foreigners were detained for the alleged possession of contraband, in a massive operation conducted in the Tutong District on Sunday, involving 121 personnel from various law enforcement agencies.
The contraband included seven packs of cigarettes, 48 cans of beer and 23 bottles of liquor.
Meanwhile, another local was taken into custody by the Narcotics Control Bureau, for allegedly abusing drugs.
The operation covered four locations in Kampong Telisai and Kampong Danau, with the involvement of personnel and officers from the Tutong Police Station, the Lamunin Police Station, the Criminal Investigation Department, the Human Trafficking Investigation Unit with the External Affairs Unit of Interpol and Aseanapol, the Royal Customs and Excise Department, the Immigration and National Registration Department, the Narcotics Control Bureau, and the Internal Security Department.
All suspects and the evidence were brought to the respective agencies, for further investigation.
The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and other enforcement agencies will continue to curb, detect and trace all criminal activities that compromise the security and safety of the country.