Woman fined BND250K for smuggling

Fadley Faisal

A 22-year-old woman was ordered to settle a whopping fine of BND250,000 by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday for possession of four boxes and 60 cartons of smuggled cigarettes.

Nazirah Faiqah binti Adeni will serve 26 months’ imprisonment in default of payment. Senior Magistrate Pengiran Shahyzul bin Pengiran Abdul Rahman was informed that the defendant was caught possessing the contraband on arrival at the Sungai Tujoh Control Post at 10.15pm on December 22, 2019.