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DBKU to install hidden cameras at waterfront to catch litterbugs
Posted on : 14 Aug 2019  Source of News: Press Reader

KUCHING: Hidden cameras will be installed along the Kuching Waterfront at strategic points by Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) to identify people who throw rubbish indiscriminately in the area.

The measure is part of the efforts by the commission to clamp down on litterbugs said Kuching North City Commission Datuk Bandar Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai when he visited the area yesterday.

He said DBKU will not impose fines or summons on the offenders as it will initially focus on educating the public to be civic minded and responsible.

The littering was especially bad in the areas overlooking the

We are talking about attitude and such attitude is unbecoming of people in the city.

Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai

musical fountain as the crowd watching the music sessions of the fountain would leave behind their rubbish all over the place.

“We are talking about attitude and such attitude is unbecoming of people in the city.

“I say this because every time when the musical fountain show ended, we can see all sorts of rubbish left behind at the site. We hope to change their bad habit using some form of enforcement.”

Abang Abdul Wahap said DBKU will be deploying a surveillance team to patrol the site during these shows as part of the enforcement effort.

He advised visitors to the area to be decent and emulate the attitude of Koreans and Japanese in managing their rubbish.

There are rubbish bins all around and it is for the people to find