MCO: Enforcement personnel can do anything to ensure compliance

by Theleaders-Online | March 26, 2020 12:42 am

KUALA LUMPUR: All those empowered to enforce the Movement Control Order imposed by the government to contain COVID-19, can use whatever means required, including force, to ensure compliance, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.

In addition, enforcement personnel can also arrest and detain such individuals until they are sentenced to prison or fined by the courts.

In a statement issued yesterday, he said it was essential that everyone cooperated with enforcement personnel to ensure the measure taken by the government to save lives, was truly effective.


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