GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) said it will issue a compound of RM250 on Penang Barisan Nasional chairman Teng Chang Yeow for putting up political posters.
MBPP mayor Yew Tung Seang said that the compound, imposed under the council's cleanliness and safety bylaw, will be issued on Friday (March 23).
"We will issue the compound against those who have dirtied the city," he told the press after the full council meeting at City Hall on Friday.
Yew did not specify any names or political parties during the press conference but said that the compound will be issued to "the chairman" responsible for putting up the posters.
On Tuesday (March 20), several posters criticising Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng
sprung up in several parts of Penang island including George Town, Ayer Itam, Pulau Tikus and Bayan Lepas.
Teng said Penang BN was responsible for putting up the posters.
He said the posters were a reminder to Penangites that the Pakatan Harapan-led administration had "failed to fulfil its promises" after ruling the state for 10 years.
"The state government has failed to carry out 51 projects since it came into power in 2008," added Teng.