Nine foreign nationals were detained by the Royal Brunei Customs and Excise Department for possessing cigarettes and several cans of liquor without a valid permit during an integrated operation led by the Brunei-Muara District Office’s Licensing and Enforcement Division in Kampong Sinarubai, Mukim Bengkurong.
All items were confiscated and the foreigners are to be prosecuted under Chapter 146 of the Excise Order 2006.
The Immigration and National Registration Department also detained 15 foreigners for failing to produce valid documents during the operation.
Meanwhile, the Licensing and Enforcement Division issued compound fines to six individuals for dumping garbage in a public area. They will be prosecuted under Chapter 12 (1), Section 30 of the Minor Offences Act.