A local man was brought before Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate's Court for an offence under the Customs Act.

27-year-old Muhammad Yussamri Bin Awg Sidek was found guilty for possessing 25 cartons of cigarettes of various brands in a house at Kampung Rimba National Housing Scheme. The defendant pleaded guilty and was fined 20 thousand dollars or 12 months imprisonment in default. The defendant was ordered to one thousand dollars a month starting the end of this month, and all contrabands were confiscated to be destroyed.

Source: Radio Television Brunei