Two detained, charged with theft

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TWO men were detained and charged with stealing a Toyota Kijang yesterday while their accomplice remains at large.

Abdul Halim Abdullah Awang @ Alim Awang, 40, and Adi Munawar Hj Wasli, 37, are facing up to three years in prison for the theft.

No plea has been taken from both men yet as police are still carrying out investigations.

Court documents state the duo, assisted by an accomplice, stole a Toyota Kijang from outside a home in Kg Tanjung Nangka on December 19.

In a separate case, a couple was charged by the Magistrate’s Court with stealing a foldable blue tent from a house in Kg Belimbing Subok on January 2.

The defendants, Zemseayakub Matassim, 33, and Noormalianti Hj Omar have not yet entered a plea and face up to three years’ in jail if convicted. The couple remain in police custody.

The Brunei Times