Bandar Seri Begawan - A thirty-year-old Thai lady was sentenced to jail for four ' months after she pleaded guilty before the Magistrate's Court in the capital yesterday to overstaying in the country.
Jintana Srimueangklang was arrested in an operation conducted by Immigration enforcement officers at Ban 6, Kg Mulaut on February 14, 2013.
Officers found out that the defendant entered Brunei Darussalam on June 12, 2012, with a visit pass valid until June 26, 2012.
On expiry of her pass, the defendant handed her passport and gave $100 to her boyfriend to have her stay extended.
No extensions were made on the defendant's pass and she never checked for it since then.
PO Amiriah Hj Ali prosecuted the case.
--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin