Ismail Sabri: 305 nabbed for breaching SOP on Tuesday (March 2)

PETALING JAYA: A total of 305 individuals were arrested for violating standard operating procedure on Tuesday (March 2), says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic).

The Senior Minister (Security) said of that figure, 296 were compounded while eight others were remanded.

He said failure to provide necessary equipment to record details of customers topped the list of offences, with 100 people committing the offence.

"Among the other top offences were not wearing face masks (80), interstate or interdistrict travel (48), failing to maintain physical distancing (40), and leaving the house without a credible reason (three)," he said in a statement on Wednesday (March 3).

The compliance operation task force conducted 71,392 inspections nationwide on Tuesday, he added.

"Among the locations checked were 6,206 restaurants, 4,209 supermarkets, and 3,901 banks," he said.

On Ops Benteng, Ismail Sabri said 12 undocumented migrants were detained while two land vehicles and a vessel were seized.

"The authorities conducted 446 roadblocks nationwide on Tuesday," he added.

Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri said 716 individuals had returned to Malaysia since July 24 last year.

"A total of 7,549 people are still undergoing quarantine while 126,619 have been discharged and allowed to return home.

"Some 850 people were sent to hospitals for treatment," he said.

Ismail Sabri also said the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) had conducted 15,896 inspections nationwide since April 20 last year.

On public sanitisation operations, Ismail Sabri said 17,772 operations had been conducted involving 146 zones nationwide since March 30 last year.

"The operations involved commercial centres, residential areas, supermarkets and government buildings," he said.

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