No sitting on MRT station floor in Jakarta, or you'll be fined $50

Sitting on the floor of MRT Jakarta stations will get you a Rp 500,000 (S$50) fine, according to flyers that were photographed and posted on Instagram account @kontributorjakarta and @dkiinfo.

MRT Jakarta corporate secretary Muhamad Kamaluddin confirmed the new policy.

"The [rule] has been in place since June 6," Kamaluddin said on Wednesday as reported by

However, it is not known whether any commuters have been fined yet.

MRT Jakarta also enforces a fine of Rp 500,000 for littering.

Kamaluddin said both policies had been approved by the Jakarta Administration.