BRUNEI - A 15-year-old Bruneian has been charged with hiring a Vietnamese prostitute at the Juvenile Court.
A court document stated that the boy paid $50 for sex with 17-year-old Bui Thi Anh at her flat on September 3.
It was alleged that the unemployed youth was in the middle of obtaining sexual services from Bui when police raided the room at about 8.45pm.
The police also found lubricant tubes and condoms during the raid, the document read.
If found guilty, the teenager may face a fine of not less than $1,000 and not more than $5,000 and imprisonment which may extend to one year.
In a similar case heard at the Magistrates' Court, three men who pleaded guilty to paying the 17-year-old Vietnamese girl for sex were each fined $2,500 yesterday.
The court document stated that defendants Md Abdul Aziz Aliakhbar Hj Moktar, 19; Ak Md Adib Salihin @ Ak Md Arsyad Pg Md Daud, 21; and Hj Md Redzuan Hj Moktar, 23, on September 3 went to a block of flats in the capital with the purpose of obtaining sexual services from women who lived there.
When the police raided the flat, Md Abdul Aziz Aliakhbar and Ak Md Adib Salihin were sitting waiting for their friends who were in a room with the girl.