Companies, individual fined for illegal dumping

James Kon

Three local companies and an individual were issued with compound fines for violating Section 12 (1), Chapter 30 of the Minor Offences Act by the Law Enforcement Unit of the Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) Municipal Department, during an operation in Kampong Sungai Kebun and Kampong Kiarong.

Two companies were fined BND500 and one with BND200.

Meanwhile, Indonesian national Imam Fauzi was fined BND100.

The violators have been given seven days to settle their fines at the Finance Division of the BSB Municipal Department.

Failure to do so will result in a BND1,000 fine or a month’s imprisonment for the first offence and BND3,000 for the next offence and an imprisonment not exceeding three months.

Complaints can be lodged through Darussalam line 123, or email [email protected], or via WhatsApp at 8333123.

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