Local woman, 32, jailed six months for drugs

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KUCHING: A 32-year old local woman was sentenced to six months imprisonment by the Magistrate’s Court here on Wednesday (Jan 26) on a charge of possessing 0.03 gram of the drug methamphetamine on October last year. 

Magistrate Syarifah Fatimah Azura Wan Ali sentenced Nisha Lo Abdullah after she pleaded guilty to the charge read to her before the court.

The court ordered the accused to serve her sentence from October 20, 2021.

On the brief facts of the case, the accused was found in the possession of the drug on the first floor of a house at Jalan Ajibah Abol at 4.45p.m on Oct 22 last year.

She was charged under Section 12 (2) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and could to be sentenced under Section 12 (3) of the same Act if convicted.

Inspector Mohd Adzmei Ahmad who prosecuted asked the court to impose a heavier sentence on the accused as a deterrent. 

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