Compound fines issued for throwing cigarette butt, illegal dumping

James Kon

An individual and a company were issued compound fines by the Law Enforcement Unit of the Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) Municipal Department for violation of the Minor Offences Act yesterday.

Sajol Babu was slapped with BND100 compound fine for disposing a cigarette butt outside of a hotel in Kiulap.

Syarikat Aisafli Contractor was levied with BND500 for leaving construction waste at the back of the hotel building.

The offenders were ordered to settle their respective fines within seven days. Failure to do so would result in a further fine of BND1,000, or a month’s imprisonment, for the first convicted offence.

For subsequent offences, the penalty is a fine of BND3,000 and a prison term of up to three months.

To lodge complaints on illegal dumping, contact Darussalam Line at 123, or email [email protected], or via WhatsApp at 8333123.

Construction waste at the area in Kiulap. PHOTO: MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT