SHAH ALAM: Police have issued compound notices amounting to RM388,000 to business premises and factories since Op Patuh started on Friday (July 2).
Shah Alam OCPD Asst Comm Baharuddin Mat Taib said they had issued 41 compounds since the joint operation started.
"We checked 374 factories in our efforts to curb operations which are not allowed as well as operations which did not follow standard operating procedures (SOP).
"Officials from the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti), Shah Alam City Council and Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry also joined the operations," he said in a statement on Monday (July 5).
He said 19 factories and 13 business premises were issued compound notices of RM10,000 each.
"Nine individuals and workers were also issued compound notices of RM2,000 each.
"The most common offences committed were failure to set fixed entry and exit points and failure to scan the MySejahtera QR code," he said, adding that four compound notices were also issued for those operating without Miti approval and non-essential services.
He also said that two cases of operating above the permitted worker capacity and one case of allowing dine-ins at a factory cafeteria were also recorded.
"Action was taken under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988," he said.
Those with information on similar cases should contact the police hotline at 03-2052 9999.