Seven arrested for defying CMCO

Police personnel manning a roadblock in Kuching in this file photo.

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KUCHING, June 1: Police have arrested seven more individuals for violating the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) over the most recent 24-hour period of operation.

According to the Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement, 32 compound notices were also issued to individuals who tried their luck to cross into other districts without police permits.

Those who have been issued with compound notices will have to pay the fine at the Divisional Health Department within 14 days to avoid further action taken against them.

SDMC also revealed 2,071 applications for inter-district movement have been received at 28 Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) district headquarters today.

This bring the total number of applications to 93,784 of which, 85,495 applications have been approved and 8,289 rejected.

Meanwhile, SDMC monitoring teams have conducted checks on a total of 1,770 locations including 239 supermarkets, 356 restaurants, 17 factories, 149 banks, 89 government offices, 15 hawkers, 107 open markets, 100 places of worship, 37 recreational premises, 16 construction sites and others (645). — DayakDaily