Three years’ jail for repeat drugs offender

Fadley Faisal

The Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a local man to three years’ imprisonment, for repeat offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Sofry bin Mat Salleh, 44, was among the three people arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) at 1.15am on February 11, 2014, for suspected drug-related activities near the Pehin Khatib Haji Mohd Yussof building in Jalan Bengkurong Masin.

NCB prosecutor Ainorazimah binti Haji Zabidi further informed the court that the defendant was found in possession of drug utensils and 1.7084 grammes of methylamphetamine.

Later, he tested positive for having consumed the same Class ‘A’ drug.

He was caught committing further offences on June 22, 2014 and May 4, 2015.

Magistrate Pengiran Hazirah binti Pengiran Haji Mohd Yusof presided over the case.