230 individuals nabbed for violating RMCO, says Sabri

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PETALING JAYA – A total of 230 were arrested by the authorities for violating the recovery movement control order (RMCO), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob reports.

According to the senior minister, out of the 230 arrested, 13 were detained while 2 individual were allowed to post bail. The rest were given a compound.

Violations of the recovery movement control order (RMCO) regulations includes nightclubs activities, not practicing social distancing, business premises being open beyond the allowed operating hours, violation of SOP and home quarantine procedures as well as not wearing face masks in public.

Sabri added that over 12,000 personnels led by police conducted almost 70,000 inspections yestersday. Business premises such as supermarkets (4,131), restaurants (6,098), hawker stalls (1,800), banks (3,769) and around 1,000 government offices.

Under Ops Benteng, a total of 2,931 illegal immigrants was arrested from the period of May 1 to August 10.

The police also seized over 120 boats and 303 vehicles through roadblocks and checkpoints during the period. The Senior minister said that the Police and Health Ministry will continue to be vigilant against those individuals who don’t comply with the regulations set by the government and will not hesistate to arrested those who break the SOPs.

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