Anglers reel in 2 compounds from police for SOP violations

Leisure fishing are among the activities prohibited under the current MCO. Photo source: Pxhere

KUCHING, June 18: Two individuals were hit with a compound each from the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) for fishing in public places, which is a violation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) standard operating procedures (SOPs).

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement today said, among others SOPs violation compounded by the police include loitering in public places after 10 pm without reasonable excuse, which saw a total of nine compounds issued, while eight compounds were issued for failure to scan the MySejahtera application when entering a premise.

Three compounds were also issued for failure to wear a facemask, two compounds for operating a premise which is not allowed for operation, and one compound on district crossing without a permit, bringing the total number of compounds issued by the police since March 18, 2021 until today to 7,992 compounds.

On the same note, SDMC said the State Ministry of Local Government and Housing also issued a total of four compounds under its local government authority (PBT) for SOPs violation.

Failure to update the registration book or incomplete registration book details counted for three compounds, while one compound was issued for operating exceeding the time limit.

This brings the total number of compounds issued by the PBT throughout the state since Feb 2021 until today to 1,099 compounds. — DayakDaily