The public should increase or upgrade their knowledge on preventable crime in order to reduce the risk of becoming victims of crime. The Royal Brunei Police Force and the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam, AMBD's visit to the TIBA Association's Cooperative Petrol Station in Kampung Salambigar today was to teach the station's employees about the difference between real and fake currency notes.

During the visit, the Royal Brunei Police Force and the AMBD introduced the security features of the Brunei Darussalam currency notes and shared knowledge on the necessary action that needs to be taken in detecting false currency notes. The visit was an initiative of the two agencies in the, "Crime Prevention and Know Your Currency Notes Campaign." An interactive session presented by AMBD officers led by Pengiran Maslina binti Pengiran Mahmud, the Acting Executive Director of the filling station's staff focused on sharing ways to detect and identify real and false currency notes while receiving payments.

Earlier, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Awang Haji Mohammad Hassan bin Pehin Penyurat Haji Ahmad, Acting Director of the Criminal Investigation Department handed over the Crime Prevention Pamphlet to Awang Haji Gharif bin Dato Seri Laila Haji Samat, Advisor of the TIBA Association's Cooperative, KOTIBA, and its directors. Brunei Muara District Police Officers also distributed the pamphlets to the customers.

Source: Radio Television Brunei