Four companies have been issued compound for the offence under the Minor Offences Act, Chapter 30. The compounds were issued during a joint operation involving the Licensing and Enforcement Section of the Brunei Muara Office; Department of Immigration and National Registration; Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation, JASTRe; Syariah Affairs Department and Royal Brunei Police Force of Sengkurong Branch.

The operation named Ops Bersih Ke-7 was conducted at two areas in Kampung Jerudong and Kampung Tanjung Nangka. DSC Engineering Company Sendirian Berhad; DHJ Electrical Engineering Sendirian Berhad; Chay Sunlight Sendirian Berhad and Asfiya Enterprise were fined 5-hundred dollars respectively.

Royal Customs and Excise Department detained 9 foreigners as well as issuing seize notice on 126 bottles and 75 tin of alcoholic drinks of various brands; 2 cartons and 60 packets of cigarettes of various brands.

Department of Immigration and National Registration detained an individual for failing to show a valid document and Syariah Affairs Department detained a foreigner for the offence of close proximity.

The joint operation was an initiative of Brunei Muara District Office to further enhance jointly enforcement activity with other enforcement agencies to combat any offences conducted in Brunei Darussalam.

Source: Radio Television Brunei