Man fined BND30K for vape possession

Fadley Faisal

A 40-year-old local man who pleaded guilty to the possession of smuggled vape devices, juice and accessories was ordered to settle a BND30,000 fine by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Zairulnizam Brahim would have to serve 14 months’ jail in default of payment.

Customs prosecutor Haji Mohamad Junaidi bin Haji Ahmad revealed in court that customs officers found the defendant in possession of the smuggled items at a home on Jalan Sungai Cerana, Perumahan Panchor Mengkubau at 1.38pm on December 16, 2020.

Senior Magistrate Azrimah binti Abdul Rahman ordered the 137 listed seized items to be forfeited to the state.