KLUANG: Four individuals here have been slapped with a RM5,000 compound each for failing to adhere to Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOP).
Kluang OCPD Asst Comm Low Hang Seng said the compounds were issued during an operation at about 4.30pm on Friday (May 14) around Taman Sri Lambak, Kluang.
"The four men, who are between the ages of 21 and 25 years old, were spotted at the balcony of a house during an operation with the Health Department.
"Investigations found that three of the men were visiting their friend, who is the fourth person receiving the compound, for Hari Raya Aidilfitiri," he said in a statement here on Saturday (May 15).
He added that the compounds were issued by the Health Department under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures within Infected Local Areas) Regulations 2021.
"We urge the public to adhere to the SOPs outlined by the National Security Council to curb the spread of Covid-19," he said, adding that those with information on such incidents could inform the police at the nearest police station.