Local fined BND7,000 for vape possession

Fadley Faisal

A 29-year-old local man who pleaded guilty to the possession of smuggled vape devices, juice and accessories was ordered to settle a BND7,000 fine by the Magistrate’s Court on Saturday.

Mohammad Safwan @ Abdul Hakeem Husny would have to serve seven months’ jail in default of payment.

Customs prosecutor Haji Mohamad Junaidi bin Haji Ahmad revealed in court that the defendant was found in possession of the smuggled items in his car parked at a supermarket in RPN Kampong Rimba at 3.34pm on April 10 by customs officers.

Acting Chief Magistrate Azrimah binti Abdul Rahman ordered the seized items to be forfeited to the state.