Compounds Issued For Violation of Law Enforcement Acts

A number of compounds have been issued to several foreign nationals, shop owners and vendors at the Jerudong Fish Market and its vicinity. The fines were issued during the Operasi Sepadu or Joint Operation called Operasi Bersih 2018 which was conducted by Law Enforcement Agencies in the country.

As a result of the operation, the law enforcers found four business premises selling prohibited cosmetic products. The products were taken off the shelves by Pharmacy Enforcement officers and the vendors instructed to stop displaying and selling them to the public. Four cafes were also found without Halal certificates and permits and were instructed to apply for the Halal documents by the Halal Control Food Division of the Shari'ah Affairs Department. A fishmonger was fined three hundred dollars for smoking in a prohibited area and a retail shop, Aprina Supermarket Sendirian Berhad was issued a 500 dollars compound for disposing and piling garbage in an open land area. The company was given seven days to settle the fine.

During an operation at the Jerudong Fish Market, two male Indonesian nationals working as fishermen with Syarikat Sapanjang Zaman and a driver at Syarikat My Ice Enterprise were found selling fish at a fish stall which was in violation of their job placements and descriptions, which could make their employers liable to an offence under Section 112 of the Work Order 2009. The penalty for the offence is 6 thousand dollars and not more than 10 thousand dollars or an imprisonment of six months and not more than 3 years or both. Three other Indonesian men, Ihzam Syamsuddin Kele, Samian and Slamat Ryadi were arrested after failing to produce any valid documents. They were brought to the Immigration enforcement Division for further investigation.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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