A local men was charged today with committing 27 offences under section 6(b) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 131.
Reginalo Choong Cheng Jian, 34-year-old, is alleged to have corruptly given gratification of money on 27 different occasions in sums ranging from $50.00 to $500.00 as inducement or reward to one government officer so as not to take action against the defendant for committing offences under the Customs Order, 2006.
Investigations conducted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau revealed that the offences were committed between the 24th of October 2017 and the 4th of March 2018. If found guilty, the Defendant is liable to a maximum sentence of $30,000 fine and imprisonment of 7 years for each charge.
Source: Radio Television Brunei