Section 5 (1) of Immigration Act, Chapter 17

A Filipino man was sentenced to imprisonment and caning by the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate's Court for an offence under Section 15 (1) of the Immigration Act, Chapter 17, for overstaying in the country without a valid reason.

45-year-old, Conrado Cenas Suya, pleaded guilty for the offence and was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment and 3 strokes of the cane after his visiting pass has expired for 1155 days. The offender was arrested by officers from the Law Enforcement Section, Department of Immigration and National Registration during an operation at a workshop in Rimba Landless Indigenous Citizens' Housing Scheme area last Thursday.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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