Covid-19: Cops to increase SOP checks during Aidiladha, says IGP


KUALA LUMPUR: Police will show no mercy to those caught in violating the standard operating procedures (SOP) during the festive season.

Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani advised the public to follow the social sector SOP, in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidiladha on Tuesday (July 20).

“Strict SOP compliance is the key to flattening the curve of Covid-19 infections.

“In enforcing the SOP, the police will increase the number of compliance checks,” he said in a statement on Monday (July 19).

He said compliance teams would be deployed nationwide with a focus on residential areas and neighbourhoods as well as public areas.

“Our personnel are committed to taking stern action without compromise against those caught for intentionally violating the SOP.

“We also wish to remind the community to refrain from any visiting or interstate/inter-district travel during this time,” he said.

He added that action would be taken in accordance with the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342).

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