PETALING JAYA: Eight men were issued compounds totalling RM24,000 for practising silat without complying with standard operating procedures (SOP).
Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohamad Fakhrudin Abdul Hamid said a police team conducted a check on a house in Bandar Utama at around 12.10am on Wednesday (June 16).
"When they checked the landing of the house upstairs, they found a group of people practising silat without complying with the SOP set by the National Security Council.
"We issued RM2,000 compound notices to seven of the participants and RM10,000 to the organiser, all men aged between 26 and 51," he said in a statement on Wednesday (June 16).
He said the compounds were issued under Rule 17 (1) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Regulations 2021.
ACP Mohamad Fakhrudin warned that those who do not comply with the SOP could face a minimum compound of RM1,500.
He said under existing laws, they could also be arrested and made to stand trial.
Those with information should contact the Selangor police hotline at 03-2052 9999 or go to the nearest police station.