| Fadley Faisal |
A MALAYSIAN man, 60, was ordered to pay a fine of $2,000 or serve two month’s jail in default, after pleading guilty to possession of smuggled cigarettes.
The defendant, Wong Nguk Seng, was caught red-handed carrying four cartons of cigarettes in his car during a routine inspection by customs preventive agents at the Kuala Lurah Control Post on May 12.
Meanwhile, another malaysian Ngieng Hock Heng, 46, was ordered to pay a fine of $500 or serve one week’s jail in default, after he pleaded guilty to possession of 37 cans of smuggled beer, which was found during a raid conducted by Municipal Board enforcement personnel on September 13 at Kimball restaurant in Kg Menglait.
Customs Prosecuting Officer Hj Mohamad Junaidi Hj Ahmad appeared for the Public Prosecutor in both cases.