Foreigner fined for possessing drugs

|     Fadley Faisal     |

A FOREIGNER was ordered to pay a BND4,000 fine or serve seven months’ jail in default of payment after he pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing Class A controlled drugs.

Mohamad Gani bin Mohamad, a 25-year-old Malaysian, was arrested on arrival at the Sungai Tujoh Control Post at 7.20am on February 15, 2016 when he was found in possession of 12.74 grammes of cannabis.

DPP Farhanah binti Pehin Dato Suhaili represented the Public Prosecutor in the case presided by Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid.