The public is not allowed to enter Sampuant or Pueh Waterfall.
The waterfall which has attracted many visitors recently is part of the Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary, and any activity at the site is considered trespassing.
This was reminded by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) in a statement which pointed out that as such activities like four-wheel driving, trekking and picnicking were considered as trespassing.
SFC noted that enforcement officers had detected a group of people trespassing into the Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary area for those activities.
SFC chief executive officer Zolkipli Mohamad Aton, who is also the Controller of National Parks and Nature Reserves, stressed that those activities were prohibited and are considered as a trespassing offence.
According to the National Parks and Nature Reserves Ordinance 1998, no entry is allowed to Totally Protected Areas (TPAs), including Wildlife Sanctuary, without permission from the Controller.