Interislander explosives smuggler pleads guilty

Interislander ferry in Wellington. Photo / NZPA
Interislander ferry in Wellington. Photo / NZPA

A man who tried to smuggle more than half a tonne of explosives on to an Interislander ferry has pleaded guilty to a range of charges in the Wellington High Court.

Allan Herbert Tod, 67, of Raetihi, intended to take 663kg of explosives on a ferry in 2010.

He was sentenced to 300 hours' community work and given a $5000 fine.

- Herald on Sunday

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