Hefty fine for contraband possession

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network): The Magistrate’s Court on Thursday (Jan 26) ordered a local to settle a BND11,200 fine for possessing smuggled cigarettes and booze.

Nur Nadiah Muhammad Amiruddin @ Vidiana anak Badendang, 29, would have to serve 11 months’ jail in default of payment of the fine.

Senior Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati Abdul Hamid heard from the Customs prosecutor that the defendant was found by the authorities to have in possession seven cartons and nine packets of cigarettes along with seven bottles of liquor at a terrace house in Kampong Sungai Bakong, Lumut at 10.45pm on Oct 27, 2021.

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