Covid-19: Cops issue 748 compound notices, arrest 32 on Saturday (June 12)

KUALA LUMPUR: Police issued 748 individuals with compound notices for movement control order (MCO) violations and arrested 32 others on Saturday (June 12).

Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said among the offences committed were not observing physical distancing (152), not wearing face masks (137), failure to register before entering premises (135), carrying too many passengers in vehicles (54), not complying with movement restrictions (70) as well as 232 other offences.

"The compliance task force led by police conducted 94,095 checks on Saturday.

"Under Ops Benteng we 984 roadblocks were set up. Five foreigners were arrested with one vehicle seized during these operations," he said in a statement on Sunday (June 13).

Meanwhile, the EMCO at Jalan Klias 2 and 3, Beaufort and Kg Kuala Menggatal, Kota Kinabalu in Sabah will end one day ahead of schedule.

Ismail Sabri said the EMCO at the two locations were initially supposed to end on June 15.

"At Jalan Klias 2 and 3, Beaufort, 30 positive cases were detected from 492 screenings while at Kg Kuala Menggatal, 10 positive cases were detected from 304 screenings," he said in a statement on Sunday (June 13).

He said the EMCO would end at the two localities at 11.59pm on Monday (June 14).

Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri said EMCO at Kampung Assam at Lahad Datu, Kampung Payas-Payas and Kampung Rampayan Laut at Kota Belud, as well as Bandar Darulaman and Lubuk Kawah at Jitra, Kedah will end as scheduled on Monday.

"At Kampung Assam, nine positive cases were recorded.

"Meanwhile, at Bandar Darulaman and Lubuk Kawah, 167 positive cases were detected," he said, adding that the Health Ministry confirmed that active cases were decreasing there while the clusters were also under control.

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