Thai man fined over drug offences

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

A THAI national was fined $5,000 yesterday after admitting to multiple drug offences.

Soboree Waleh was arrested on three occasions between 2013 and 2015 over drug-related activities.

During investigations following the arrests, Soboree was found in possession of 0.0870 grams of methamphetamine, locally known as syabu, on November 18, 2013 and tested positive for the presence of the drug on two occasions on June 22, 2014 and more recently on May 4, 2015.

The court ordered the 51-year-old man to pay the fine immediately or serve eight months in prison.

The Brunei Times