26 individuals including a permanent resident and a foreigner were issued compound fines totalling 2 thousand 800 dollars for offences under the Minor Offences Act, Chapter 30. Out of the figure, 25 individuals were fined 100 dollars each while an individual was fined 300 dollars for improper disposal of business waste in public areas. The offences were recorded during ‘Operasi Bersih’ conducted by the Law Enforcement Division, Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department.
All of the individuals were given 7 days to settle the fine or the case will be brought to court. Penalty for the first offence upon conviction is a fine of one thousand dollars, and a 3 thousand dollar fine as well as imprisonment not exceeding 3 months will be imposed for the second and subsequent offences.
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Source: Radio Television Brunei