182 detained for not complying with RMCO, 10 detained for immigration offences

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KUALA LUMPUR AUG.12: The Royal Police Malaysia (RPM) had detained 182 individuals for not complying with the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) and from that 18 were remanded, two on bail and 162 were compounded for involving in activities where adhering to social distancing was difficult.

Security and Senior Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, the non-compliances amongst others include unlicensed karaoke activities (11) activities without following the standard operating procedure (36), not wearing mask (17) e involving in activities where social distancing was difficult to adhere (100) and not following the quarantine order (2).

The non-compliance happened on the 148th day of Movement Control Order (MCO) and on the 64th day of the enforcement of RMCO (Aug.11).

“In the “Benteng Operation,” the Police had conducted 70 road blocks nationwide and checked on 33,335 vehicles to stop the influx of illegal immigrants (PATI) especially in the “rat path”

“The Police had succeeded in detaining 10 individuals for immigration offences in the “Benteng Operation,” said Ismail in a statement on the progress of the RMCO here today.

Regarding the compulsory quarantine, Ismail said, 20 individuals had been taken to the hospitals for treatment while 2,200 others had been discharged and allowed to return home.

Earlier he said, 9,984 individuals had returned to Malaysia via the international border entry points since July 24 until August 11 and they were placed at 61 hotels and five Public Training Institutes (ILA).

Ismail also mentioned that 1,559 individuals were undergoing home quarantine yesterday and from that the Police had taken actions on two individuals who had not complied with the standard operating procedure (SOP).

Meanwhile, The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) had conducted its daily monitoring activities on the supply of 12 commodities’ in 697 trading premises including retailers (486), wholesalers (182) and manufacturers (29).

Ismail added, the enforcement officers of KPDNHEP had also conducted 1,388 special inspections on the SOPs while eight premises were issued warnings for not complying with the SOPs.

“On the whole, the supplies of daily commodities are sufficiently enough and could afford to continuously fulfil the domestic needs,” Ismail reiterated. –Malaysia World News

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