Truck driver caught red-handed for illegal dumping in Gelugor

GEORGE TOWN: A lorry driver was caught red handed after illegally unloading a truckload of construction waste on an empty land in Minden Height in Gelugor. The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) said the act was recorded by council officers. “The irresponsible act of the lorry driver dumping construction waste illegally was recorded by MBPP officers.

“The violation was recorded while MBPP Public Health assistants were conducting surveillance near Lorong Endah 2, Minden Heights in Gelugor. “MBPP lodged a police report and seized the lorry. “An investigation will be initiated against the suspect (who is) to be charged in court,” said the council in its Facebook post on Thursday (Oct 15).

The council added that operations against illegal dumping will be conducted regularly.

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