Two fined over BND100K for possessing smuggled cigarettes, beer

Two men were yesterday ordered to settle fines well over BND100,000 after pleading guilty for possessing large amounts of smuggled cigarettes.

Local Saifulrizal bin Ismail, 29, was fined BND170,000 and would have to serve 23 months’ jail in default of payment after he pleaded guilty to the charge.

He was found to have kept 537 cartons and 107 packets of cigarettes in his car when the authorities inspected his house on Jalan Keruak, RPN Kampong Panaga, Seria at 11.35am on March 16, 2015.

More details on Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin