Ismail Sabri: 509 nabbed for violating SOP on Sunday (Feb 21)


PUTRAJAYA: Police arrested 509 individuals for violating Covid-19 standard operating procedures, of which cross border travel without permission tops the list of offences.

A total of 120 individuals were caught for attempting interstate travel without permission, followed by failure to record customers’ details (111), no social distancing (95), gambling activities (54), not wearing face masks while out in public areas (49), participating in activities at entertainment centres (37) and leaving the house without valid reasons (11).

Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said that of those arrested during enforcement activities on Sunday (Feb 21), police had issued compounds to 466 individuals, remanded 39 people and released four on bail.

On Ops Benteng, enforcement officers arrested 16 illegal immigrants and seized eight land vehicles on Sunday.

“Enforcement authorities also sighted the presence of 86 vessels in Malaysian waters during five sighting activities. Nine illegal immigrants were chased out of the country, ” he said on Monday (Feb 22).

On screening of foreign workers, nine workers out of 10,288 screened on Sunday were tested positive for Covid-19.

Cumulatively, a total of 437,211 foreign workers were screened to date, involving 21,403 employers.

Ismail Sabri said that 876 individuals had returned to the country on Feb 21 and all were sent to observe quarantine at government designated stations.

Since July 24, a total of 128,673 individuals underwent mandatory quarantine at hotels and institutes designated by the government.

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