A man who told a court the Chinese could ward off snakes with an ingredient used to make the drug speed has been given a suspended jail sentence.
Ken Lee, 25, pleaded guilty in the District Court in Adelaide to importing 85 grams of pure pseudoephedrine into Australia last year in a shampoo bottle.
The judge said he was sceptical about Lee's claim that Chinese people used the ingredient as a poison and to keep snakes at bay.
He gave Lee a six-month suspended jail sentence and fined him $2,000
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