Woman fined for littering

Daniel Lim

A woman who dumped trash at a public place was slapped with a BND1000 fine recently.

Mayang anak Akin was fined for violating the Chapter 30, Section 12 (1) (a) of the Minor Offences Act for improper disposal of trash in Pasar Lama, Kuala Belait.

She was given seven days to settle the fine or face a BND1,000 fine for the first offence and BND3,000 for subsequent offences and jail term of not more than three months.

Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board reminded the public and company owners to keep the surrounding areas clean and to dispose trash in designated areas.

The public can call the Enforcement Division of the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board through their hotline at 8896108 to lodge complaints on illegal dumping in Belait District.