The Brunei Muara District Office through the Licensing and Enforcement Division, in collaboration with the Department of Immigration and National Registration and the Royal Customs and Excise Department, carried out an integrated operation recently as part of the efforts to prevent violation of rules and laws in the country. The operation focused at Kampung Sinarubai in Mukim Bengkurong.
In the operation, 9 foreign nationals were detained by the Royal Customs and Excise Department for possessing cigarettes and several cans of alcoholic drinks without a valid permit. All the contraband were confiscated and actions will be taken upon the individuals under the Excise Order 2006.
Meanwhile, another 15 foreign nationals were also detained by the Department of Immigration and National Registration for further investigation for not possessing any valid document. Whereas the Licensing and Enforcement Division of the Brunei Muara District Office issued compound fines on 6 individuals under the Minor Offenses Act for dumping rubbish in public areas.
Source: Radio Television Brunei