Brunei company fined for irresponsible dumping of used construction material


  • Brunei
  • Friday, 21 Jan 2022

Used construction material that was dumped irresponsibly by a company in Brunei. - Borneo Bulletin/ANN

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jan 21 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): A company was fined BND500 for irresponsible disposal of unwanted, used construction material at a public premise by the Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation (JASTRe).

According to JASTRe, the company was fined under Section 12(1)(e), Chapter 30 of the Minor Offences Act.

The company has seven days to settle the fine or face proceedings in court.

If found guilty, there is a further BND1,000 fine or a month’s imprisonment; with subsequent offences carrying a penalty of BND3,000 fine or imprisonment of not more than three months.

JASTRe reminded the public of the common responsibility to ensure the cleanliness of the

surrounding environment.

Meanwhile, in another case, a local 51-year-old woman was detained by the Anti-Vice and Gambling Suppression Unit yesterday for alleged involvement in immoral activities.

According to the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), police personnel raided a room in Gadong areas around 12.21pm and discovered evidence of involvement, included cash and mobile phone.

The suspect was immediately taken to be tested for Covid-19 and is being investigated under Section 29A, Chapter 22 of the Penal Code. - Borneo Bulletin/ANN

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