Youths fined €1,000 for littering

In Torremolinos, three youths, aged 17, 19 and 21 years, have been fined €1,000 each for dumping paper and other rubbish outside the receptacles provided for such waste products.

The incidents were considered a flagrant breach of Article 10 of the Municipal Ordinance for the Protection and Defence of Peaceful Coexistence and Public Municipal Real Estate.

Fines for such infringements can range from €60.10 and €3,005.60, depending upon the perceived gravity of the offence.