PESHAWAR: In a bid to keep the city clean, Khyber Pakhtunkwa (KP) government has decided to slap fines on the spot over littering in Peshawar.
According to the details, the citizens have been warned that anyone found throwing garbage outside or near their house will be fined in Peshawar. KP government has install closed-circuit television cameras across Peshawar to caught people red-handed while littering.
The Water and Sanitation Services Company Peshawar (WSSCP) has designated some places as garbage points and imposed ban on throwing litter and waste material out of houses.
WSSP Chief Executive Officer Syed Zafar Ali Shah said that they would take strict action against littering in the city and added that there officials would be deployed across the city and would fine people for pollution and littering. He said that citizens violating the ban would be fined, ranging from Rs5,000 to Rs 20,000.
Earlier, the chief commissioner of Islamabad, on March 2, had granted magisterial powers to assistant commissioners to take action against residents dumping garbage outside their houses.
The citizens have also been warned that anyone found throwing garbage outside or near their house will be fined as well. The fresh directives came after the capital city administration launched a cleanliness drive and asked citizens to report complaints of those throwing trash.