Patrols to keep crime at bay

|     Daniel Lim     |

THE Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) conducted a series of Neighbourhood Watch crime prevention patrols and programmes in the Tutong and Belait districts recently. No criminal activities were reported.

In the Tutong District, the programme was conducted with Penghulu of Mukim Ukong Haji Omar bin Abdul Aziz, Village Head of Kampong Long Mayan Muhd Eddy Suffian bin Abdullah. Tutong Police District Commanding Officer Superintendent Haji Mohamad Khairul Amilin bin Haji Idris was accompanied by officers from the Tutong District police station.

Discussions were held to share information pertaining to crime in the Mukim Ukong area, and the establishment of a Neighbourhood Watch for the surrounding area of Kampong Ukong, which has yet to be registered under the Neighbourhood Watch programme.

The group patrolled the surrounding areas of Jalan Simpang 122 in Kampong Bukit Udal, led by Assistant Officer-in-Charge of the Tutong Police Station P/Insp Abdul Hakim bin Haji Mohd Salleh. Village Head of Kampong Bukit Udal Junho bin Perak and Neighbourhood Watch members joined the patrol.

At the Sungai Liang Police Station in the Belait District, Assistant Officer-in-Charge S/Insp Haji Rabiul Shkreen bin Abdullah led the patrol with several members of the Sungai Liang, Lumut I and Lumut II Neighbourhood Watch.

Acting Village Head of Kampong Sungai Liang Haji Mohd Ibrahim bin Datu Maharaja Setia Dian, Acting Village Head of Kampong Lumut I Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Abdul Gani, Acting Village Head of Kampong Lumut II Haji Abdul Rahman bin Hashim and six members of the Neighbourhood Watch were also present.

The patrol covered the surrounding area of Jalan Pantai Sungai Liang, Jalan Tunggulian, Kampong Sungai Bakong, Kampong Sungai Kayu Ara, Kampong Sungai Tali, and RPN Kampong Lumut.

ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show patrols in progress