All because of making a false report, a local man was sentenced to one month imprisonment, under Section 182, of the Penal Code Chapter 22. The man was reported to have made a complaint to police emergency line 993 in relation to finding a box filled with live ammunition or bullets as well as used cables and steel items at an area in Kampung Bunut.
The investigation carried out by the Central Police Station, did not find any evidence at the site and in further investigations, the man involved explained that the information given was false. According to Probationary Inspector Abdul Izzat bin Haji Basri, Traffic and Crime Investigation Officer, Central Police Station, the suspect, 26 year old local man, Mohamad Khairul Anuar bin Mat Jailani, who is also unemployed, was brought before the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate's Court on the 6th of May 2019 to face charges of giving false information with the intention of causing a public servant to use his lawful power to injure another person. The accused was sentenced to one month imprisonment starting from the 6th of May 2019.
Source: Radio Television Brunei