Ismail Sabri: 688 CMCO violators nabbed

PETALING JAYA: The police took action against 688 individuals for violating the conditional movement control order (MCO), says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic).

Of the total, 678 were issued compounds while 10 were remanded, he said in a statement yesterday.

The violations on Saturday included not observing physical distancing (213), not wearing a face mask (211), failure to provide check-in facilities for customers (136), crossing state and districts under the conditional MCO without permission (37), and others (91).

Altogether, the task force monitoring the compliance with standard operating procedure (SOP) conducted 53,974 checks all over the country on Saturday.

Ismail Sabri said these checks were conducted at supermarkets, restaurants, hawker stalls, factories, banks and also government offices as well as transportation hubs.

He also said that 10 undocumented migrants were detained for immigration offences, while five vehicles were seized under Ops Benteng, the operation to protect Malaysia’s border.

Ismail Sabri said the Construction Industry Development Board inspected 36 construction sites in the country, of which 13 were found to be complying with the SOP while 23 were not in operation.

He added that the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry conducted 943 checks on business premises, of which 935 were found to have complied with the SOP.

The management of eight other premises were given advice to comply with the SOP.

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