Woman fined $300 for unlawful possession of illicit drugs

A 29-YEAR-OLD woman who pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs has been sentenced with a fine of $300 by Suva Magistrate Asanga Bodaragama.

The court heard that Linda Doughty threw a pink coloured parcel inside Suva Prison that later found to contain 5.1 grams of marijuana.

The incident occurred on April 29, 2017, in Suva.

Doughty has been ordered to pay her fine of $300 or in default, she will go to prison for 30 days.

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