Serial burglar gets 62 months jail, whipping

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A MAN involved in a string of house break-ins has been sentenced to 62 months in jail and six strokes of the cane following his guilty plea at the Intermediate Court.

Muhammad Sharin Muhammad Noradam broke into 12 houses and stole more than 50 items between April and July this year.

The list of stolen items include multiple televisions, hard disks, wallets, watches, jewelery, mobile phones, cameras, cigarettes, bags, foreign currency, an iPad, modem, shoes, iron and a car battery.

The houses broken into were located in Beribi, Kiulap, Sg Tilong, Sg Akar, Kg Tungku, Lambak Kanan, Gadong in the Brunei-Muara district, and a house at Kg Kiudang in Tutong.

The Brunei Times