10 Apr – Local actor Benjy and a friend have recently been charged at the Muar Magistrate Court in Johor with drug trafficking.
The 37-year-old, born Khaeryll Benjamin Ibrahim, along with 27-year-old Raja Shariff Hidayatullah Raja Shariffudin, was charged with trafficking in more than 1.3kg of methamphetamine, as reported by BERNAMA.
No pleas were recorded from the duo, who only nodded to indicate they understood the charges read to them before Magistrate Mohd Syafiq Mustaza. The duo allegedly committed the offence in front of a gas station along Jalan Pagoh-Muar at around 1.30am on 27 March.
If found guilty, both offenders face the mandatory death penalty by hanging.