Smuggled cigarettes, chicken parts: Local receives BND36,400 fine

|     Fadley Faisal     |

THE Magistrate’s Court recently ordered a local to settle a BND36,400 fine for the possession of smuggled cigarettes and chicken parts.

The defendant, Junaidi bin Lingas, will have to serve 17 months’ jail in default of payment. The Customs prosecutor informed Magistrate Hajah Ervy Sufitriana binti Haji Abdul Rahman that the defendant was caught red handed by a team of Customs preventive officers at the vicinity of Sungai Bunga Clinic at 10.47am on January 3, 2019 carrying 45 cartons and six packets of cigarettes with 312.20 kilogrammes of chicken rump.