33 litterbugs, 22 companies fined

Daniel Lim

Thirty-three local and foreigner litterbugs were issued compound fines totalling BND1,300 for violating the Minor Offences Act, Chapter 30, Section 12(1), during a recent nationwide joint operation.

The operation involved personnel from the Brunei-Muara District Office law Enforcement Division, Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Board, Belait District Office, Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board, Tutong District Office, Tutong Municipal Board and Temburong District Office.

Meanwhile, 22 companies were issued compound fines between BND200 to BND500 for violating the Minor Offences Act, Chapter 30, Section 12(1)(a), (b), and (e), for disposing items in government areas and public places. The fines totalled BND7,100.

All parties have been given seven days to settle the fines.

Discarded items discovered during the operation. PHOTO: BELAIT DISTRICT OFFICE