Five individuals, company slapped with fine

Rokiah Mahmud

The Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) Municipal Department Enforcement Unit fined five individuals BND100 each and a company BND200 for irresponsible littering at public areas in Kiulap, Serusop and Bandar Seri Begawan.

The violation of Section 12 (1) of Minor Offences Act, Chapter 30 was recorded during a routine patrol.

The individuals were Filipino Rolando Jr Rebeta; Indonesians Iskandar and Ahmad Slamet; South Korean Yun Young Hee; and Bruneian Muhammad Hanif bin Haji Jaafar. The company was Sweet Deli Bakery and Cake House. The five individuals were ordered to pay the compound within a seven-day period to the Finance Section, 3rd Floor of the BSB Municipal Department. Failure to comply will result in prosecution in court.

If found guilty, a BND1,000 fine will be imposed, subsequent offence will incur a BND3,000 fine and imprisonment of not more than three months.

The public is reminded to not litter in public areas.

Complaints can be lodged to Darussalam hotline at 123, or email at [email protected] by visiting the website at www.123.gov.bn and WhatsApp at 8333123.

Improper disposal of waste in a public area. PHOTO: BSB MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT