Bistro owner, 4 patrons compounded for violating CMCO SOPs

The four patrons who were found inside the bistro during the raid conducted by the police, last Wednesday night (May 12, 2021).

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KUCHING, May 14: A 42-year-old bistro owner, together with four patrons have been issued with compounds by the police for violating the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the city.

According to Kuching district police acting chief Supt Merbin Lisa in a statement today, the compounds were issued following a raid conducted by a team of police personnel from Kuching District Police headquarters (IPD Kuching) at a bistro in Jalan Song, on Wednesday (May 13), at 9pm.

“Upon inspection, it was found that the premises is not following the CMCO SOPs set (for restaurants, eateries, bistros, cafes, including food and drinks outlets, where dine-in is prohibited).

“The four patrons, including a female, aged between 23 and 50 years, together with the bistro owner were brought to IPD Kuching and were issued with compounds,” he said.

On the same note, Merbin reminded premises owners and the public to play their role in order to curb the spread of Covid-19.

“Premises owners and the local community are advised to comply with the SOPs issued from time to time by the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) so as to avoid legal actions by the authorities,” he added. — DayakDaily