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161 People Got RM1,000 Compound Each at Damansara Utama For Violating RMCO

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The government has implemented strict social distancing with people in public places and crowded areas in order to stop the spreading of Covid-19.

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Recently, a total of 161 individuals who visited a pub in Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya were fined RM1,000 each for not maintaining social distancing, violating Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).

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According to Harian Metro, on 5 September 2020 at 10.30pm, during a raid carried out by the Selangor “Anti-Maksiat” Society, Gambling and Vice (D7) Division of the Selangor Police Contingent Headquarters (IPK) those who were not maintaining social distancing were detected.

The individuals were found sitting ‘densely’ in the premises with no physical distancing, said Selangor D7 Staff Officer, Deputy Superintendent Zuhairee Mohamad Rashid.

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“The age of all the individuals in the pub were from 20 to 40 years old and they were found not complying with the social distancing order during the period of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO)”, he said.

“All of them were compounded and allowed to return after the compound was handed out to them”, he added.

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According to him, they will continue to monitor and ensure that people comply with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs).

“The community is reminded once again to obey the rules or face the action”, he said.

It is necessary for everyone to follow the rules to completely get rid of Covid-19. Be ready to face the strict action if you failed to comply with the order.

Info via: Harian Metro