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Investigation on Suicide case (13.07.2018)

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - The Kampung Ayer Police Station, Brunei Muara Police District Friday received a report regarding a case of death by hanging at around 2.35 in the afternoon in Kampung Tamoi Hujung, Bandar Seri Begawan.

The Commanding Officer of the Kampung Ayer Police Station, Inspector Hamdan Bin Mantul together with the Assistant Criminal Investigation and Traffic Officer carried out an investigation at the scene for verification purposes.

According to Inspector Hamdan, the victim used a swing rope. Investigations reveal that a 39-year-old woman by the name of Mas Hani Bte Murah, was found to be in an unconscious and hanged state.

The Royal Brunei Police Force issued a reminder to residents in the country that attempting to commit suicide is a criminal offence under Section 309 of the Penal Code, Chapter 22, which carries a sentence of one-year imprisonment or a fine or both. The Police also reminded members of the public to seek the best solution by attending counselling or getting from the relevant parties rather than taking hasty actions such as committing suicide.

-- Courtesy of BruDirect.com

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