Fines for three litterbugs

Daniel Lim

The Enforcement Division of the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board issued several compound fines to individuals in Belait District.

Three individuals – Saiful Bahari bin Ngah, Lim Hoon Pang and How Chee Fat – were issued fines of BND100 each for improper disposal of cigarette butts in public area.

They were given seven days to settle the fine; and if they fail to do so, they will be referred to the courts.

If found guilty, they will be handed a BND1,000 fine or one month’s imprisonment.

Subsequent offence will see a penalty of BND3,000 or imprisonment of not more than three months.

The Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board reminded the public and businesses to ensure waste are properly disposed to maintain cleanliness of the environment.

Enforcement officers will conduct regular patrols to ensure compliance.

To lodge a complaint, contact Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board Enforcement Division at 8896108.