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11 Mont Kiara Joggers Fined RM 1,000 After Plead Guilty Defying MCO

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Last week in Mont Kiara, police arrested all 11 men after photos and videos showing people — presumably residents of the area — jogging in the outdoors in apparent defiance of the MCO went viral and subsequently led to backlash.

A total of 11 joggers of various nationalities, including2 Malaysians, have pleaded guilty at the Magistrate’s Court today for violating the movement control order (MCO) enforced nationwide to curb the spread of Covid-19.

According to the charge sheet, all of them were accused with failing to comply with the MCO by moving within Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur to perform actions not stipulated under Regulation 3 (1) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures within the Infected Local Areas) Regulations 2020.

Credit : Malay Mail

The offence upon conviction provides for a fine of RM1,000 and a jail term of not more than six months, or both, upon conviction. After pleading guilty, The Magistrate fined each of the accused RM1,000 in default one month jail.

So people, please do not run yourself into trouble ! Just #StayAtHome and #FightCovid-19!

Source : Malay Mail