‘Smuggler’s’ car crashes, cigarette haul seized

James Kon

The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) said that they intercepted 750 cartons of allegedly smuggled cigarettes in the Temburong District recently.

According to the police, suspects in a 4×4 vehicle noticed that the police was following them and sped away trying to escape.

The police gave chase and the suspect’s vehicle crashed at the junction of Jalan Kampong Puni and Jalan Ujung Jalan in the Temburong District.

Two suspects escaped by fleeing into the nearby forest. The police found the alleged contraband in the abandoned vehicle. The vehicle and the cigarettes were confiscated.

Cartons of cigarettes intercepted by the RBPF in the Temburong District. PHOTOS: RPBF
The suspected vehicle used in a cigarette smuggling case that crashed after pursuit