EMCO ends in parts of Ipoh and KK as scheduled

PETALING JAYA: The enhanced movement control (MCO) period enforced in four areas will end on schedule, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

The Senior Minister said two of the areas were located in Ipoh while two others were in Kota Kinabalu.

“The enhanced MCO in Zon A Taman Klebang Jaya and Taman Pinji Mewah in Ipoh will be lifted tomorrow (today) based on the advice of the Health Ministry.

“But the Yamaha factory workers’ hostel will continue to be placed under the enhanced MCO until Dec 21, ” he said in his daily press statement.

Ismail Sabri said the conditional MCO in the Kinta district of Perak would also end today except for Ipoh and Chemor in Hulu Kinta sub-district.

Ismail Sabri also said the enhanced MCO in Kampung Numbak and Penempatan Telipok in Kota Kinabalu, which started on Nov 16, was also lifted.

On Op Benteng, the senior minister said 104 illegal immigrants were arrested nationwide by the authorities on Saturday.

He said the police have also issued compounds to 587 people who flouted the standard operating procedures, which also saw 67 offenders being remanded and one given bail.

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