150 kilogrammes of raw chicken wings and 20 kilogrammes of raw chicken tails were seized in an operation conducted in the Mentiri area by enforcement officers from the Halal Food Control Division, Syar'iah Affairs Department with the Royal Customs and Excise Department.
The operation was conducted following information received from the public and investigations carried out by the Halal Food Control Division, Syar'iah Affairs Department on the sale of raw meat of which the halal status is in doubt in the Mentiri area. During the operation, the enforcement agencies found a vehicle with two individuals carrying raw chicken wings and tails kept at the back of the vehicle. All of the chicken wings and tails did not have an Islamic Religious Council Halal label and believed to have been brought into the country without a Halal import permit. All the items were seized and the case handed over to the Royal Customs and Excise Department for further action.
Any information on meat smuggling activities can be reported to the Halal Food Control Division, Syar'iah Affairs Department through the hotline 7166222 or any Halal Food Control Division office in every district.
Source: Radio Television Brunei