Company fined BND200 for illegal dumping

Syazwani Hj Rosli

Varsini Metal Sdn Bhd was issued with compound fine of BND200 for a violation under Chapter 30 of the Minor Offences Act.

The company was fined for the illegal disposal of waste at an area in Kampong Bukit Basong Telisai in Tutong District.

The company has been given seven days to pay the fine; failure to do so will result in a further fine of BND1,000 for first-time offenders. For repeat offenders, the penalty is a fine of BND3,000 and a prison term of not more than three months.

The Department of Enviroment, Parks and Recreation (JASTRe) reminded members of the public and business owners to adhere to the stipulated regulations in maintaining the standards of hygiene and cleanliness.

The illegal dumping site in Kampong Bukit Basong Telisai. PHOTO: JASTRe