No more roadblocks but public reminded of SOP responsibility
By:News Desk
Date:
KCH-roadblocks end 1

By Penerangan

SIMANGGANG: After operating for eight months, all roadblocks (SJR) in Sarawak ended on Wednesday (Oct 6) except for SJR Ops Benteng.

Sri Aman police chief DSP Bingkok John said although SJR Simpang Engkilili, Jalan Sri Aman-Betong had been terminated, the public were reminded to continue to adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) to control the spread of Covid-19.

“We are aware that many parties are relieved following the end of the roadblocks as it allows inter-district movement without having to obtain a police permit.

“However, this is not an excuse for the public not to comply with SOPs.

“After this, we will focus on increasing monitoring and enforcement of SOPs, especially in Sri Aman District.”

He said police would increase the number of enforcement personnel, roping in members handling previous roadblocks.

DSP Bingkok expressed his appreciation to the public and agencies, including the Malaysian Armed Forces, People’s Volunteer Corps and the Civil Defence Force involved in SJR Simpang Engkilili.

Commenting on the roadblocks, he noted that the crime index rate throughout Sri Aman District was under control and showed a downward trend throughout the implementation period.

The roadblocks were terminated following a statement by Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, who is also Sarawak Disaster Management Committee chairman, on Tuesday.

New Sarawak Tribune e-Paper

Related Post

Batang Lupar MP dismayed with annual devt funding
6 hours ago
Worry grows over cutback in MP funds
7 hours ago
Sarawak’s Mohammad Hariz selected for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup qualifier
7 hours ago
Sarawak sees significant drop in homeless population
7 hours ago
Two more transit centres ready by November
7 hours ago
MPs hope allocation amount stays
7 hours ago
Soup kitchen holds out hope for urban poor
10 hours ago
Sarawak first in Malaysia to host certified event design training
12 hours ago

Promoted Content

Latest News

Dek Wan wins 100m title in World Para Athletics GP
4 hours ago
Passion for making bows churning good income for Zulkifli
4 hours ago
Tough to fit AFF Cup into Fifa calendar anytime soon: FAM
5 hours ago
Body of newborn found in garbage dumpsite
5 hours ago
Toshiba unveils intelligent power devices that minimise mounting areas
5 hours ago

Quicklinks

Subscribe and get the latest news from NewSarawakTribune.com.my

New Sarawak Tribune is a Sarawakian news portal that highlights Sarawak-centric news and other stories of relevance to Sarawak.

Today, New Sarawak Tribune focuses on happenings in Sarawak’s cities, towns and small places no matter how remote these are and events of relevance in other states of Malaysia and other countries.