17 March 2017

News Story: Vietnamese boat seized for allegedly encroaching Brunei waters - police

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, March 16 (Xinhua) -- A Vietnamese fishing boat has been seized and 10 crew detained after the boat was allegedly found encroaching Brunei's territorial waters and carrying out fishing activities.

According to a statement released by the Royal Brunei Police Force on Thursday, Royal Brunei Navy ship intercepted the fishing boat with the registration PY90541TS in Brunei's waters for carrying out fishing activities illegally using longlines fishing.

A search also found some catches in the fish storage compartment.

Read the full story at Xinhua