PUTRAJAYA: Police arrested 460 individuals for violating the movement control order standard operating procedure.
Of those arrested by the taskforce monitoring the SOP compliance on Wednesday (Feb 24), 388 were issued with compounds, 70 were remanded while two were released on bail.
Among violations were cross-border travel without permission, failure to record customers’ detail, no physical distancing, not wearing face masks while in public areas, partaking in activities at entertainment centres and leaving the house without valid reason.
Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the taskforce had also carried out checks on 68,199 premises including at supermarkets, banks, government offices and factories.
On Ops Benteng, he said enforcement officers arrested 23 legal immigrants and two tekongs (skippers) on Wednesday.
“Enforcement authorities also sighted the presence of 125 vessels in Malaysian waters during sighting activities.
“Authorities chased out 34 illegal immigrants who encroached into Malaysian territory, ” he said on Thursday (Feb 25).
He also reported the return of 663 individuals to Malaysia on Wednesday and all were sent for quarantine and government-designated stations.