A Filipina has been sentenced to 8 months imprisonment by the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate's Court after she pleaded guilty to stealing a gold chain. According to the Police, 35-year-old, Millie Ann Silva Geronimo is a sales assistant at the OKKY Gold Shop. Probationary Assistant Superintendent of Police Hajah Nur Azhani binti Haji Johaiani, Crime Investigation and Traffic Officer of Bandar Seri Begawan Central Police Station said the four thousand and three hundred dollar gold chain had been mortgaged for a sum of money that was then sent for family needs and affairs.
The case is investigated under the Section 381 of the Penal Code Chapter 22, for theft and if found guilty can be sentenced of up to 7 years imprisonment.
Source: Radio Television Brunei