Five individuals were fined one hundred dollars each for committing offences under the Minor Offences Act by dumping rubbish at public areas and commercial buildings as well as at the capital and Gadong areas. The offences were discovered during routine cleanliness inspection conducted by the Law Enforcement Section, Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department.
The offenders were given 7 days to settle the compounds. Failure to do so will prompt the case to be brought to court. If found guilty, the fine is One Thousand dollars for the first offence. While the second and subsequent offences can be fined up to three thousand dollars and imprisonment of not exceeding 3 months.