19 individuals fined for fishing in public, cockfighting

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KUCHING: Nineteen individuals caught fishing in public and taking part in an illegal cockfight were slapped with compounds on Monday (June 28).

The 19 were among 55 people compounded for violating movement control order (MCO) standard operating procedure (SOP) guidelines.

Kuching recorded the highest compounds with 22, followed by Serian (13), Bintulu (five), Kanowit (five), Kota Samarahan (five), Miri (two), Sibu (one), Bau (one), and Padawan (one).

“The violations include fishing in public and taking part in an illegal cockfight (19); failing to wear face masks (eight); violating the curfew by being out in public (seven); exceeding the passenger limit in vehicles (seven); travelling between districts without permits (five); failing to scan MySejahtera app (four); failing to adhere to the 30 per cent employee attendance (two); leaving an enhanced MCO area (one); operating without permission (one); and violating the quarantine order (one).

“This brings the total number of compounds issued since March 18 last year to 8,489,” said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) on Tuesday (June 29).

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Local Government and Housing issued four compounds to business operators of premises under the supervision of various local councils – one each under Kota Samarahan Municipal Council, Sri Aman District Council, Miri City Council and Sibu Rural District Council.

SDMC added that the businesses violated SOPs such as failing to update the record books (three); and operating past the allotted time (one).

“This brings the total amount of compounds issued by local authorities since Feb 1 this year to 1,190.”

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