Giving False Statement

A local man was sentenced to one month imprisonment starting yesterday by the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate's Court on an offence under Section 182 of penal code, Chapter 22 for giving a false statement.

20-year-old, Muhammad Haziman Azmi Bin Hamzah, a private company employee in Jalan Panda 5 in Belait District, came to the Belait District Police Station on the 15th of February to report a criminal case. However, after investigations found that the report was false. The offender's intention to make the false report to avoid his mother from finding out that mobile phone was in the keeping of his friend for the purpose of purchasing drugs.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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