RMCO offenders drop to double digits

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  • Thursday, 24 Sep 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of individuals flouting the recovery movement control order (RMCO) dropped back to double figures with the arrest of 65 individuals.

This comes following three-figure arrests in three consecutive days from Saturday.

Police arrested 35 people for not wearing face masks, eight in relation to premises operating without permission and seven involving physical distancing, among others, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic) in a statement yesterday.

“Of the total, 63 were compounded, while two were remanded, ” he said on Tuesday.

On Ops Benteng, he said 32 illegal migrants, four smugglers and a skipper were arrested, while a boat and three vehicles were seized.

Meanwhile, he said 32,963 individuals had returned home from abroad, with 8,240 undergoing mandatory quarantine.

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