EMCO in parts of Sabah and Pahang


KUALA LUMPUR: Several localities in Sabah and Pahang will be placed under enhanced movement control order from tomorrow, said Senior Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic).

He said the areas in Kota Kinabalu, namely Lorong Laut Likas; Kampung Warisan; Kampung Darau, Menggatal; Kampung Rakyat Baru and Kuarters Pekerja Imbas Jaya, Jalan Kionsom would be placed under enhanced MCO from tomorrow until Aug 15.

Localities in Beaufort that are placed under enhanced MCO are Kampung Melulugus and Lorong 3, Kampung Klias Baru.

“In Rompin, Bandar Melati and Ladang Senang would also be placed under enhanced MCO during that period,” he said in a statement yesterday.

Hishammuddin said the enhanced MCO at Pos Iskandar in Bera, Pahang and Kampung Tinusa 2 in Sandakan, Sabah, which was scheduled to end today, would be extended till Aug 15.

As for the enhanced MCO in Kampung Emperoh Nyiru Grait in Kuching; Kuala Medang, Lipis in Pahang; Apartment Seri Maju in Kota Kinabalu; Kampung Simpangan in Kota Marudu, Sabah; as well as QL Farm Breeder, Jalan Stesen and Kuarters Pekerja Onika Kuari in Tawau, Sabah, he said it would end as scheduled today.

Likewise, Hishammuddin said, the enhanced MCO at Taman Zifa, Bingkul in Beaufort, Sabah; Taman Bandar Baru Sungai Lalang, Taman Lembah Permai, Kawasan Perindustrian Bakar Arang (including Taman Cahaya PKNK) in Kuala Muda, Kedah; and Taman Chembong Utama, Taman Chembong Jaya, Taman Sedia Raja and Taman KSNS in Rembau, Negri Sembilan, will also end as scheduled today.

The minister also added that police have issued 219 compounds and remanded 71 people for violating standard operating procedures on Friday.

“Compliance task force operations teams with a strength of 18,990 personnel conducted 209,879 inspections on Friday,” he said.Hishammuddin said 61 premises were ordered to shut down immediately.

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

“Under Ops Benteng, 52 illegal immigrants were rounded up on Friday with one vehicle seized as well.

“A total of 890 roadblocks were set up on the same day,” he said in a statement.

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