Jail for man who stole from own family

A 44-year-old local man was handed an 18 months’ jail sentence by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday for a charge of theft of jewellery and cash from his family at their residence in Kampong Lambak Kanan. Ismawadi bin Ishak was desperate to buy syabu and cigarettes, prompting him to steal from his family members. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin