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BND100,000 worth rewards up for grab at BruPay’s QR Hunt

BY Aziz Idris

STAND a chance to win up to BND100,000 worth of rewards during BruPay’s two-day QR Hunt this weekend at two key locations in the Brunei-Muara District.

According to a press release by BruPay, the first leg of the QR Hunt will be held on December 8 between 2pm and 5pm at Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex, and at on December 9 beween 7am and 10am at Bukit Shahbandar.

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Incest rape offender’s sentencing upheld upon non-excessive finding

BY Fadley Faisal

COURT of Appeal upheld a sentence handed to an offender of incest rape on finding it to be non-excessive.

Court of Appeal President Justice Michael Peter Burrell, sitting with Justices Conrad Seagroatt and Michael Lunn, found that the sentence of 16 years’ jail with 12 whippings for guilty pleas from the man on two counts of rape of two of his daughters, aged 11 and 14, to be regarded as being at the high end of an acceptable range, is not manifestly excessive.

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Sexual assault offender’s sentence revised

BY Fadley Faisal

COURT of Appeal (CoA) revised the Intermediate Court’s sentence handed to a sexual assault offender who appealed against it on finding it to be excessive.

Court of Appeal President Justice Michael Peter Burrell, sitting with Justices Conrad Seagroatt and Michael Lunn, gave the man a revised sentence of three years and four months’ jail term with two whippings and a fine of BND1,500.

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Court reduces housebreakers’ sentencing after considering appeal

BY Fadley Faisal

COURT of Appeal (CoA) substituted a sentence passed by the Intermediate Court on considering an appeal made by a trio of housebreakers.

Md Dzulfadli bin Abdullah’s sentence of 32 months’ imprisonment with three whippings, and Norlilawati binti Hassan and Adib Sufi bin Mohd Asri’s sentences of 32 months’ imprisonment are substituted with 16 months’ imprisonment.

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