VIDEO:One receives fine of $132 for sending garbage to HCMC on train

One resident in village No.3 in the central province of Ha Tinh’s Huong Khe was fined VND3 million ($132) for “sending garbage to HCMC on train, said local People’s Committee yesterday.
 

VIDEO:One receives fine of $132 for sending garbage to HCMC on train

A clip on social network showing local residents to hang trash bags from the side of a train raised anger amongst viewers. Local administration identified couple Nguyen Thi H, sellers poultry in Son market who were caught in the clip.
Mrs. H said these bags of trash were not produced by them but sellers around their kiosk; the couple hanged on the side of a stopped train at the local station to prevent pollution.
Local administration imposed administrative fine on her while her husband received warning.
Several people had been caught hanging bags of trash on train; however, they have still not identified ..
Before, on November 20, a two and a half minute video clip was uploaded to Facebook with the caption “Rubbish from Huong Khe to Saigon” in which some residents in Huong Khe Town are seen hanging bags of trash from the side of a stopped train at the local station. This caused anger amongst viewers.
Railway official said the act is very dangerous for these people and causes preading diseases; accordingly, the railway will liaise with local station and government upon the matter.

By DUONG QUANG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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