Six Locals Detained For Unlicensed Money Lending Activities

6 locals including 2 women aged between 37 to 45 years old have been detained by the Criminal Investigation Department, Royal Brunei Police Force for the suspicion of being involved in unlicensed money lending activities. According to Assistant Superintendent of Police Saidatul Akmal binti Haji Saidi from the Criminal Investigation Department, the suspects were detained based on tip-off from enforcement agencies and the public.

The suspects, Sariffudin bin Haji Sidop; Julai bin Abu Samah; Yahya bin Osman; Noor Saifan bin Haji Garip; Dayang Hajah Fadzliah binti Awang Haji Matassan and Lealy Roearni binti Untong are investigated under Section 3 of the Moneylenders Act, Chapter 62 and the money laundering offences under Section 3 of the Criminal Asset Recovery Order 2012.

Source: Radio Television Brunei