38 compounded for flouting CMCO

A traffic police personnel with an army personnel manning a roadblock along the Miri-Bintulu road and inspecting vehicles passing through.

MIRI: Miri police have issued 38 compounds for violating the conditional movement control order (CMCO).

Minister of Transport Datuk Lee Kim Shin who is also Miri Division Disaster Management Committee (MDDC) chairman said the compounds were issued between February 8 and Feb 14.

“Of that number, 36 were entertainment outlets and two were for other offences at public places,” Lee said on Monday.

Meanwhile, the Miri City Council (MCC) has inspected a total of 567 business premises in this district which included 28 supermarkets; 480 eateries; 19 small hawker stalls; 27 business premises and 13 hawker centres.

“MCC also issued a total 28 advice notices,” Lee said after chairing a meeting with relevant authorities here on Monday (Feb 15).

A total of 18 three-member standard operating procedure (SOP) compliance teams from MCC are deployed daily into separate zones which are being divided into three zones from 8am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm.

Meanwhile, MDDC has also decided to add an additional two SOP compliance teams to ensure that public members continue to comply with the SOPs issued by the relevant authorities.

Datuk Lee (left) with Miri acting Resident Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusuf during a MDDC meeting.