MCO? What MCO? Market in Paya Terubong shut down for non-compliance

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  • Saturday, 28 Mar 2020

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Operations at Kompleks Sri Aman in Paya Terubong, near here, have been shut down effective Saturday (March 28) after visitors to the public market there failed to comply with social distancing requirements under the movement control order (MCO).

The Penang Island City Council (MBPP), in a statement, said it viewed the non-compliance as a serious matter and took immediate steps to close the market.

“MBPP will continue to monitor business activities throughout the island and will not hesitate to take action against any market, supermarket or business premises that do not adhere to MCO directives, ” it said.

Scenes of a large crowd at the market, with many not adhering to the social distancing requirement, has gone viral on social media since Friday (March 27). – Bernama

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