Ismail Sabri: No compounds issued for Raya visits on fifth day


  • Nation
  • Friday, 29 May 2020

PETALING JAYA: No compounds were issued for Aidilfitri visits on the fifth day (May 28) of Hari Raya, says Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

On the second, third and fourth day of Hari Raya, a total of 31,25 and 64 compounds respectively were issued to individuals for making Raya visits.

As part of the move to curb the spread of Covid-19, the government only allowed visits on the first day of Hari Raya (May 24), on condition that the SOP was observed, including limiting visitors to 20 people, practising social distancing and maintaining hygiene.

“Everyone is reminded to obey the standard operating procedures (SOP) and the rules.

"Your cooperation is important to curb the spread of Covid-19, ” Ismail said in his daily briefing in Putrajaya on Friday (May 29), the 73rd day of the movement control order (MCO) and the 26th day of the conditional MCO phase.

However, the police still issued 433 compounds to individuals for violating the conditional movement control order (MCO), including 108 compounds issued at roadblocks.

Ismail also said a total of 434 vehicles were turned back for trying to make inter-state travel, compared with 842 vehicles the previous day.

The states that recorded the highest attempts were Kedah with 87, Negeri Sembilan with 83 and Melaka with 59.

Ismail added that the police also detained 114 individuals for violating the conditional MCO, out of which 86 were remanded and 28 given police bail.

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