Our duties will remain unchanged during this MCO, says IGP


KUALA LUMPUR: The police will focus on their core duty of ensuring the safety and security of the people, especially in enforcing the standard operating procedure (SOP) as well as rules and regulations of the movement control order put in place to combat Covid-19.

The duties of the police force remain unchanged after the proclamation of Emergency, said Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador.

“The military, Rela and other relevant agencies will continue to assist the police in enforcement efforts, just like during the first MCO.

“Our priority is to curb the spread of Covid-19, ” the IGP said.

He had said Bukit Aman would take sterner action against any individual who violates the SOP during the MCO that started today.

During the last MCO, police personnel were tasked with handling various duties, including manning roadblocks and leading the compliance task force, which performed inspections nationwide.

Abdul Hamid had also said the police were on standby to conduct enforcement operations nationwide, including setting up roadblocks, and to enforce all rules and regulations set by the Health Ministry and National Security Council.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Abdul Hamid Bador , IGP ,

   

Did you find this article insightful?

Yes
No

Next In Nation

Muhyiddin says briefing on Emergency proclamation well-received during Perikatan presidential council meeting
Squabbling over PM post during pandemic is being insensitive to people's plight, says Abdul Hadi
Tok Mat rubbishes report of Umno supreme council backing him as PM candidate in next GE
Eurocham: No mention of lockdown after Feb 4 in meeting with Miti
Senior citizen lodges police report over social media post claiming he violated Covid-19 quarantine
Thaipusam: Chariot only allowed to travel to Batu Caves without procession, Annuar clarifies
Lion and dragon dance troupes bracing for hard times
Covid-19: Nine new clusters reported, eight linked to workplaces
Covid-19: Two more deaths, 255 new cases in Sarawak as of Sunday (Jan 24)
Cops foil two ketum-smuggling attempts, seize leaves worth RM33,390

Stories You'll Enjoy