SDMC: 12 compounds issued for patronising entertainment outlets, Chinese woman arrested

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KUCHING, June 10: A woman, a Chinese national, was arrested for flouting the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in Kanowit, as a total of 66 compounds were issued by the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) throughout the state for various SOPs violations during the current Movement Control Order (MCO) period.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a press statement today said the arrest involved a woman who was arrested after failing to adhere to the SOPs by patronising an entertainment outlet.

According to SDMC, gathering at and patronising an entertainment outlet accounted for the most compounds issued with 12 compounds, followed by operating a premise that are not allowed for operation during the MCO (10 compounds).

Other offenses compounded by PDRM include loitering in public places after 10 pm (9), failure to scan MySejahtera application when entering a premise (9), carrying passenger exceeding the permitted limit (8), gathering in public places (5), failure to practice physical distancing (5), failure to wear facemask (4), fishing in public places (2), dine-in (1), and district crossing without permit (1).

This brings the total number of compounds issued by PDRM since March 18, 2020 until today, to 7,250 compounds.

At the same time, the local government authority (PBT) also issued a total of 23 compounds for various SOPs violations namely failure to update the registration book (10), failure to register with MySejahters (5), failure to wear facemask (4) and operating without permit (4), bringing the total numbers of compound issued by PBT since Feb 2021 until to today to 967 compounds. — DayakDaily