Two local men pleaded guilty to the offence of deliberately injuring with a weapon or dangerous object. Both defendants were brought before the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate's Court last Monday. The court sentenced 24 year old Rahim bin Abd Rahman to 10 months imprisonment and 1 stroke of the cane while Ak Mohammad Eaddyzul Amirzan Firdaus bin Pg Abd Wahap, aged 21 was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment. The date of incarceration started on the 25th of September.

According to Probationary Inspector Norfaez bin Awang Sayang, Investigative Officer, Central Police Station, Bandar Seri Begawan, the station received the report related to an assault case involving a 23 year old male victim. Investigations conducted by the police found both of the accused verifying that they assaulted the victim at the parking area near Jame Asr' Hassanal Bolkiah, Kg Kiarong. According to the victim, he was also beaten multiple time by both of the accused using a hard object made of iron. The assault was made because the first accused suspected that the victim was having an affair with the accused's wife.

Source: Radio Television Brunei