482 individuals caught flouting CMCO SOP

December 4, 2020 | News | No Comments

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 482 individuals were nabbed for various offences under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) standard operating procedures(SOP).

From the total, 438 people were issued compound, 40 remanded and four released on bail, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

He said the offenders were nabbed at 61,784 compliance checks conducted by the authorities.

“The compliance team inspected 3,600 hypermarkets, 5,246 restaurants, 1,692 factories, 3,524 banks, and 540 public sector offices,” he said in a statement today.

He said 128 people were nabbed for not observing physical distancing, while other offences included interstate or inter-district travels without permission.

Op Benteng yesterday also detained 68 illegal immigrants and 10 tekong (boat skippers).

A total of 296 roadblocks were mounted by the task force, he added.

“From the total, 228 roadblocks were mounted by the Armed Forces, 59 by the police and the other nine by the Malaysian Border Security Agency (Aksem).

“Action will be taken against those who try to enter the country illegally and the enforcement agencies will continue to beef up control along the country’s border.

Members of the public can call the National Task Force hotline at 01162511223 to lodge reports on illegal immigrants and cross-border crimes, he said.

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