Two locals have been brought before the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate Court for offences under Section 146(1)(d) Excise Order 2006.

Nur Syafiq Iskandar bin Suhaili, aged 25 was found guilty for possessing 111 cartons and 281 packets of cigarette of various brand. He was fined 246-thousand dollars or 2 years imprisonment in default.

Meanwhile, 37-year old, Fazri bin Ibrahim was found guilty for possessing 9 cartons and 14 packets of cigarette of various brand. He was fined 8-thousand 200 dollars or 8 months imprisonment in default. Both offenders were given 6 months to settle the fine. All the contraband goods were confiscated to be destroyed. Nur Syafiq Iskandar and Fazri were apprehended at a house in Sungai Buloh Indigenous Citizens Scheme in Tanah Jambu night of 17th October.

Source: Radio Television Brunei