Police detained 515 individuals for not complying with RMCO

ismail sabri 500 detained rmco

PUTRAJAYA AUG 24: The Royal Police Malaysia (RPM) has detained 515 individuals for not complying with the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) that has entered its 76th day today.

Security and Senior Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, from the non-compliance activities, 440 individuals had been compounded while 69 were remanded and six were on bail.

Among the non-compliance activities were failure to provide registration tool to record in and out of premises (18); not wearing masks (17); activities where social distancing is difficult to adhere (252); activities in the pubs/night clubs (205); failing to comply with home quarantine order (2); premises operating beyond the time permitted (10); premises without license (2); gambling activities (7) and failing to settle the compound payments (2).

Ismail said, the Compliance Operation Task Force led by the RPM yesterday (Aug.23) had monitored 4,134 super markets, 5,083 restaurants, 1,370 traders, 1,651 factories, 3,780 banks and 853 government offices.

The monitoring works also involved 1,074 land transportation terminals, 237 water transportation terminals and 104 air transportation terminals.

“Yesterday RPM had conducted 434 inspections on individuals who had to undergo home quarantine for 14 days at their residences. The police had taken action on an individual who had failed to comply with the standard operating procedure of the home quarantine set by the government,” said Ismail in a statement here today.

Since July 24 until August 23, 15,980 individuals had returned from abroad via the international border entry points and they had been placed in 67 hotels and five Public Training Institutes including in Kuala Lumpur, Sarawak, Labuan, Kelantan, Kedah Perak, Johor, Perlis, Terengganu and Penang.

From the total number of returnees, 7,466 individuals are now undergoing the compulsory quarantine while 55 individuals had been sent to the hospitals for treatment. From the number of people that had been quarantined, 8,459 individuals had been discharged and allowed to return to their homes –Malaysia World News.

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