Companies, individuals fined for littering

Fadley Faisal

The Law Enforcement Unit of the Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) Municipal Department personnel issued fines to two companies and four individuals for violating Section 12(1), Chapter 30 of the Minor Offences Act during a routine patrol in Kampong Kiarong, Latifuddin Complex, Madang Complex and Kampong Serusop Commercial Complex.

The offences ranged from littering, improper disposal of commercial waste and throwing cigarette butts in public areas.

Syarikat Inbihaj ENG Sdn Bhd and Syarikat Nur Ibrahim Sdn Bhd were each ordered to settle BND500.

Meanwhile, local Md Adinoor bin Norddin, Habibur Rahman Sheikh from Bangladesh, Budi Utomo from Indonesia, Bobby Bardi Coper from the Philippines were each ordered to pay BND100 in fine.

The fines are to be settled within seven days at the Finance Division of the BSB Municipal Department, or face prosecution.

Failure to do so may result in an additional fine of BND1,000, or BND3,000 and a prison term of up to three months for subsequent offences.