SC imposes fine of Rs. 50,000 each on two hoteliers
The Supreme Court yesterday (2) imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000 each on two hoteliers for making noise using amplifiers violating the sound pollution guidelines. The Bench comprising Chief Justice, Sarath N. Silva, Justices, Andrew Somawansa and Jagath Balapatabendi imposed the fines on the owners of Randiya Hotel, Moratuwa, Michael Mendis and Sheran Nonis and discharged them. Court had already granted a cash bail of Rs. 100,000 each for two hoteliers who had violated the sound pollution guidelines by using loudspeakers and for the band in their hotel.