PUTRAJAYA: Police have arrested 159 individuals for various standard operating procedure (SOP) violations, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
He said among offences reported were failure to register customers’ details (62), not wearing face masks (39), and not observing physical distancing (10).
The task force monitoring SOP compliance on Thursday (April 22) had carried out 69,040 checks, including at supermarkets (4,683), restaurants (5,575), factories (2,556), banks (4,373), government offices (1,91) and hawkers (4,643).
On Ops Benteng, authorities arrested 56 illegal immigrants and seized 10 land vehicles on Thursday.
“Authorities also detected the presence of 99 vessels in Malaysian waters during seven sighting activities, ” he said on Friday (April 23).
The minister also said that 961 individuals had arrived at international entry points on Thursday and all were sent to quarantine stations.
Cumulatively since July 24 last year, a total of 182,781 individuals who returned were sent to hotels and other facilities to observe quarantine.