Company fined BND500 for littering

James Kon

A local company was fined BND500 for violating the Minor Offences Act Section 12(1)(d) Chapter 30 for disposing construction waste at a commercial building area in Gadong.

Ahmad Brothers Co was slapped with the fine by the Law Enforcement Unit of Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department yesterday.

The company must settle the compound fine within seven days or the case will be brought to the court with a fine of BND1,000, or a month’s imprisonment, for the first offence.

The penalty of BND3,000 fine and a prison term of up to three months will be given for subsequent offences.

Members of the public are reminded to avoid dumping rubbish in private areas.

To lodge complaints on illegal dumping or abandoned vehicles, the public can contact Darussalam line at 123, or email [email protected], or via WhatsApp at 8333123.

Rubbish that was disposed at a commercial building area in Gadong.