RBPF meets with village heads

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THE Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) recently met up with the Mukim Kota Batu and Mukim Kilanas neighbourhood watch members for the second quarter neighbourhood watch meeting.

The meeting, chaired by Probationary Assistant Superintendent of Police Izzuddin Hanis Hj Mohd Salleh, officer in charge of the Bandar Seri Begawan Central Police Station, took place at the BSB Central Police Station on August 17.

In a statement, the RBPF said the meeting discussed the neighbourhood watch, crime statistics from the Central Police Station and methods to reduce crime rates.

Present during the meeting was Kg Belimbing village head YB Hj Gapor @ Hj Md Daud Karim, along with village heads from Mukim Kota Batu and Mukim Kilanas.

On August 16, RBPF and the Kg Junjongan neighbourhood watch members also conducted a crime prevention patrol in the area.

Eight personnel from the Limau Manis Police Station and four neighbourhood watch members took part in the patrol.

The RBPF said the patrol is aimed to prevent crime and control the crime rate in the area.

The RBPF added that the patrol also hopes to enhance the police’s and the neighbourhood watch’s presence.

Meanwhile, several law enforcement agencies conducted an operation on August 5 at the Putat and Pulau Chermin waters.

The operation involved the marine police, Royal Customs and Excise Department, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and the Halal Food Control Division at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

The RBPF said the operation looks to prevent crime and other illegal acts in the sultanate.

During the operation, a boat was stopped where the law enforcement agencies found 20 cartons of cigarettes.

The 23-year-old local boat driver and the items were then brought to the Royal Customs and Excise Department for further investigation.

The law enforcement agencies stopped another boat where they found drug equipment.

The RBPF said the 48-year-old boat driver is currently held by the NCB for further investigation.

The Brunei Times