Failure to register customer details tops MCO violations list, says Ismail Sabri

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  • Monday, 21 Dec 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Failure to register customer details tops the list of violations of the recovery movement control order where police arrested 56 offenders, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

The Senior Minister said premises operators were among 239 individuals arrested by the taskforce monitoring standard operating procedure (SOP) compliance nationwide on Sunday (Dec 20).

Police also arrested 77 individuals who did not practise social distancing, 53 individuals for not putting on face masks in crowded public places and 49 individuals were nabbed for partaking in activities at entertainment centres, which is still in the negative list.

The taskforce on Sunday made 40,439 checks, including on supermarkets, restaurants, hawkers, factories, government offices, banks and transport terminals.

Ismail Sabri said enforcement authorities nabbed 25 illegal immigrants during Ops Benteng exercise on Sunday and seized three vehicles.

“Action will be taken against those who enter the country illegally. There is no compromise on this, ” he said on Monday (Dec 21).

On public sanitisation exercise, Ismail Sabri said 38 operations were carried out in 11 states, including Sabah and also in Kuala Lumpur.

Since March 30, the operations under the Housing and Local Government Ministry had carried out 12,911 sanitisation exercises.

Ismail Sabri said that since July 24, some 89,787 individuals had returned to the country and undergone quarantine at government-designated places.

There are currently 7,844 individuals undergoing the mandatory quarantine.

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