Party-goers face BND5.5K fines each

Three individuals, who previously denied having flouted restrictions by attending a birthday party, changed their pleas and were ordered to settle fines by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Liew Yun Kun, Phyllis Phang Pei Phin and Tang Chion Siong were each ordered to settle fines of BND5,500 or face a month’s imprisonment, after pleading guilty to committing offences under Section 62A(2) of the Infectious Diseases Act, Chapter 204, for flouting the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) directives dated August 9, 2021, on the prohibition of mass gatherings, issued pursuant to Section 62A(1) of the same Act.

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin