Local in hot water for drug consumption

Fadley Faisal

The Magistrate’s Court yesterday ordered a local man to settle a BND1,500 fine, or serve three months’ jail in default of payment, after he pleaded guilty to a charge of consuming Methylamphetamine.

Mohd Sumadi bin Awang Umar was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau officers at a house on Jalan Balai Raya, Kampong Masin at 8.20am on August 10, 2017.

No drug related items were found during a search.

However, the defendant’s urine tested positive for the Class A drug. NCB prosecutor Normahirah binti Rosli prosecuted.

Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid presided.