BALIK PULAU – A delivery man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with trafficking in about a million Eramin 5 pills at the Penang International Airport.
However, no plea was recorded after the charge was read out to Shafiee Chin, 49, before Registrar Mohd Alif Abdul Aziz.
Shafiee was charged with trafficking in the drug at the MAS Cargo Complex of the airport in Bayan Lepas at 4.30 pm last June 18.
The charge, under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act, provides the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.
Customs prosecuting officer Karthy G. Gasedev prosecuted, while Shafiee was unrepresented.
The court did not allow bail and set Aug 21 for mention. – BERNAMA