RM22,000 in compound notices issued after not fully vaxxed people found dining in restaurant

GEORGE TOWN: Police here issued RM2,000 compound notices to six people and a RM10,000 compound notice to a restaurant owner after customers were found dining-in despite not being fully vaccinated.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Soffian Santong said the individuals were caught around 10.50pm at the bistro and restaurant along Magazine Road here on Friday (Oct 15).

He said the individuals were five men and two women aged from 23 to 37.

"The customers who dined in were found to have only had their first dose and the restaurant owner was at fault for allowing customers to dine in despite them being not fully vaccinated.

"The individuals were issued compounds under Section 16 and Section 17 of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act," he said.

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