Four litterbugs fined

James Kon

Four individuals who violated the Minor Offences Act Section 12(1) were fined BND100 each by personnel of Law Enforcement Unit of the Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department recently.

Bangladeshis Mohamad Rasel Miah and Mohd Sohel Rana, Indonesian Teguh Santoso and Bruneian Muhammad Nurhakimin bin Ahmadi were caught disposing rubbish in public areas at Bandar Seri Begawan and Melabau.

The offenders need to settle the compound fines within seven days at the third floor of the BSB Municipal Department.

Failure to do so, the case will be brought to the court and the offenders will be fined BND1,000 or a month’s imprisonment for the first convicted offence. For subsequent offences, a penalty of BND3,000 fine and a prison term of up to three months.

Complaints on illegal dumping can be lodged through e-Darussalam at 123, or email [email protected], or via WhatsApp at 8333123.