One company, three individuals slapped with compound fines

James Kon

One local company and three individuals were issued with compound fines for offences under Section 12 (1)(a) and (d), Chapter 30 of the Minor Offences Act, during a routine monitoring conducted by the Law Enforcement Division, Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) Municipal Department.

The company was issued a BND500 compound fine for improper disposal of construction waste in public areas.

Meanwhile, two Bangladeshis and an Indian Rony Ronovir Dey, Mohammad Antor Mia and Salman were slapped with BND100 compound fines each for throwing cigarette butts in
public area.

The offenders are required to settle their fines within seven days or risk a further fine of BND1,000 or a month’s imprisonment for the first convicted offence. Subsequent offences may lead to a fine of BND3,000 and up to three months’ jail term.

The public is reminded not to throw rubbish in public areas. Any complaints, related information or suspicions can be directed to the Law Enforcement Division, BSB Municipal Department or Darussalam line 123 or WhatsApp 8333123 or email to [email protected]

Construction waste being dumped in public areas. PHOTO: BSB MUNICIPAL DEPARTMENT