3 men face 28 mosque theft charges

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THREE men are facing 28 charges after they were accused of stealing from mosques’ donation boxes.

The defendants Hj Jumat Hj Jaya, 39, Shari Jarudin, 45, and Mohammad Sedikan Bujang, 32, are accused of breaking into several mosques and committing multiple thefts of the donation boxes from various mosques in the Brunei-Muara district as well as causing damage to the donation boxes.

The trio were arrested earlier this month.

The case has been remitted to the High Court following the prosecution’s application for the case to be heard there.

A further mention of the case has been scheduled to be heard today before the acting chief justice.

The Brunei Times