Cannabis found in Redbridge man’s underwear

A Redbridge man who was caught with cannabis in his underpants has been fined �100.

Rashedur Rahman, 19, of Somersby Gardens, was caught by police with the drugs, worth �10, on January 24.

He pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared in Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Elizabeth Ajayi, prosecuting solicitor, said police could smell a “strong smell of cannabis” from him so stopped him.

After searching Rahman police found a sealed bag of cannabis in his underwear.


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Ria Kudrati, his solicitor, said: “It was his birthday the day before and he had the cannabis to celebrate. It was a small amount for his own use.”

He was fined �100, told to pay �85 court costs, and a �15 surcharge. The magistrates ordered the forfeiture and destruction of the drugs.

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