A police officer issuing compound on offenders who attempted to travel interstate at the Jalan Duta toll plaza during a roadblock on the fifth day of Aidilfitri. PIX: SYAFIQ AMBAK / MalaysiaGazette / 28 MAY 2020.
A police officer issuing compound on offenders who attempted to travel interstate at the Jalan Duta toll plaza during a roadblock on the fifth day of Aidilfitri. PIX: SYAFIQ AMBAK / MalaysiaGazette / 28 MAY 2020.

By Kasthuri Jeevendran

KUALA LUMPUR – Attempts to travel interstate which is a violation of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) continue to rise with the latest 842 vehicles trying to make their way back to their hometown.

The figure was obtained at the 150 roadblocks conducted by the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) yesterday.

According to Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Selangor continues to record the highest attempt of interstate travel with 514 vehicles, followed by Negeri Sembilan with 54 cases and Melaka, 51 cases.

“PDRM had also arrested and remanded 187 individuals for flouting the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).

“Compounds are also issued to 728 individuals for various offences on violating the CMCO, the police stations had issued 473 compounds.

“A total of 64 compounds were issued for offences on Aidilfitri visits, 244 compounds were issued on the field and 203 in roadblocks,” he said during a news conference.

Ismail sabri also reminded everyone to comply with the SOP or face tough actions by PDRM.

“PDRM will not compromise. Tough actions will be taken on those who try to travel interstate without permission, including issuing compounds,” he said. –MalaysiaGazette

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