SOP violations: Police issued compound notices to 219 people, says Hisham

Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. – Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have issued 219 compound notices to individuals for standard operating procedure (SOP) violations on Friday (July 30).

Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said police also remanded 71 people.

"Compliance task force operations teams with a strength of 18,990 members conducted 209,879 snap checks and inspections on Friday.

"Following failure to comply with SOP, 61 premises were ordered to shut down immediately," he said in a statement on Saturday (July 31).

He said the task force checked 1,405 factories, 15,908 business premises, 649 construction sites and 170 workers dormitories.

"Under Ops Benteng, 52 undocumented migrants were rounded up on Friday with one vehicle was seized as well. A total of 890 roadblocks were set up on the same day," he said.

On disinfection operations, Hishammuddin said 264 operations were carried out in 94 red zones and two yellow zones.

"Cumulatively since March 30, 2020, a total of 35,253 operations have been carried out by the Fire and Rescue Department together with local government personnel.

"On mandatory quarantine, on Friday, 881 individuals entered the country from overseas and were placed at 83 hotels and 11 public training institutes and private education institutes.

"Since July 24 last year, a total of 260,248 individuals have returned to Malaysia with 9,334 still under quarantine," he said.
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