Ismail Sabri: 340 compounds issued over MCO violations on Sunday (Dec 13)

KUALA LUMPUR: Police issued 340 compounds to individuals over movement control order violations on Sunday (Dec 13).

Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said 20 people were also remanded.

"Among violations committed are failure to observe physical distancing (186), failure to prepare entry logs and equipment(100), not wearing face masks (47), and night club activities(10)," he said in a statement on Monday (Dec 14).

Meanwhile, he said the compliance operations task force led by the police performed 47,477 checks to monitor and enforce the standard operating procedures (SOPs).

He said a total of 3,627 supermarkets, 4,896 restaurants, 1,907 hawkers, 1,347 factories, 3,452 banks, and 451 government offices were checked on Sunday.

"The task force also checked 1,012 land transport terminals, 240 water transport terminals and 84 air terminals.

"These checks were carried out by 2,654 teams involving 12,261 personnel," he said.

Ismail Sabri said under Ops Benteng, police set up 127 roadblocks and arrested 23 illegal immigrants, and seized five vehicles and one boat.

On sanitising operations of public places conducted by the Fire and Rescue Department and local governments, he said 12,628 operations were conducted since March 30 involving 137 zones.

He added that 14,493 premises were sanitised involving 2,909 business centres, 6,667 government buildings, 1,683 housing areas, 2,877 public places and 357 supermarkets.

On mandatory quarantine, Ismail Sabri said 85,798 individuals had returned to Malaysia between July 24 and Dec 13.

"All of them have been sent to 76 hotels and 16 civil training institutes for quarantine.

"A total of 10,979 individuals are currently under quarantine while 528 have been admitted to hospital," he said.

On construction sites, he said the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) conducted 13,916 checks at 7,965 construction sites.

"Yesterday, eight sites were inspected and seven of them complied with SOPs while one of the construction sites was not operating."

Ismail Sabri also said the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry enforcement personnel on Sunday conducted checks on 614 businesses premises involved in 11 types of essential item supply.

"The 614 premises included 430 retailers, 152 wholesalers and 32 manufacturers.

"They found that supply of essential items was sufficient and easy to obtain," he said.

He said enforcement personnel also checked 625 premises for SOP compliance and found that all were compliant.

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