Malaysian jailed for failing to pay fine

Fadley Faisal

A 34-year-old Malaysian man was sentenced to five months’ imprisonment after he failed to pay a BND5,000 fine after he was convicted for smuggling cans of beer by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Hii Wei Wee was caught carrying 144 cans of beer in his car on arrival at the Kuala Lurah Control Post at 12.15pm on January 4, 2020. Magistrate Pengiran Hazirah binti Pengiran Haji Mohd Yusof further heard that the cans of beer were packed in dozens and each dozen in plastic bags.