A local man was brought before the Bandar Seri Begawan Magistrate's Court yesterday for a charge under Section 146 (1)(d), Excise Order 2006.
33-year-old Mohd Zaimmuddin bin Emran was found guilty of possessing 25 cartons of cigarettes of various brands in his car during a road block operation in Jalan Utama Terunjing by the law enforcement officers of the Royal Customs and Excise Department and the Investigation and Traffic Control Department. The accused pleaded guilty and was fined 23,000 dollars or 14 months imprisonment in default. The accused was given until the 18th of August 2020 to pay the fine. Meanwhile, all goods involved were confiscated to be destroyed.
Source: Radio Television Brunei