MCO violations: 435 issued compounds, five remanded on Wednesday (May 12)

PETALING JAYA: Authorities detained 440 individuals on Wednesday (May 12) over various violations during the movement control order (MCO).

In a statement on Thursday (May 13), Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said 435 individuals were issued compounds while another five were remanded.

Among the offences were failure to record personal details when entering premises (185), not wearing face masks (138), not maintaining physical distancing (15), and other offences (102).

The task force monitoring standard operating procedure (SOP) compliance inspected 66,242 premises.

This includes 4,648 supermarkets, 4,803 restaurants, 2,522 factories, 4,113 banks, 1,108 government offices, 2,620 hawkers and petty trader stalls.

Other premises that were inspected were markets (2,062), places of worship (3,383), recreational areas (1,713), land transport terminals (1,720), water transport terminals (349) and air transport terminals (115).

Ismail Sabri also said that 481 roadblocks were set up on Wednesday, while two land vehicles were seized under Ops Benteng.

On the same day, some 514 individuals arrived at international entry points in the country, with all of them quarantined in designated centres nationwide.

Ismail Sabri also said 121 sanitisation operations were conducted covering 49 red zones, six orange zones, 11 yellow zones and one green zone nationwide.

“Cumulatively, 23,548 sanitisation operations encompassing 156 zones have been carried out since March 30, 2020,” he said.

He also noted that the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has found that food supply on the retail and wholesale level is stable.

The ministry has conducted 634 daily inspections on 10 essential items, while also having carried out 1,510 special SOP compliance inspections during the MCO.

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