The Enforcement Division of the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Department has issued a compound on an individual for an offence under the Minor Offences Act.

Abu Yazid Al-Bustomi was handed a 100-dollar compound for disposing used cooking oil in a public drain at the back of a shop at Number 55, Jalan Bunga Kuning, Seria. Abu Yazid has been given 7 days to settle the compound and failure to do so can result in him being charged in court.

If found guilty, a one thousand dollar fine can be issued for the first offence and subsequent offences will see a fine of 3000 dollars and imprisonment of not more than 3 months. For any complaints regarding waste disposal in public places under the jurisdiction of the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board, contact the Department's Enforcement Division at 8896108.

Source: Radio Television Brunei