Seven fined for flouting SOPs in longhouse
By:Nurul Shima Shahminon
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BINTULU: There is no sparing of longhouse dwellers pertaining to being compounded for acting against restricted guidelines.

On Thursday seven people were each issued compound for violating the conditional movement control order (CMCO) standard operating procedures (SOPs) by gathering and drinking alcohol in a community dwelling premises.

District police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili said the group aged between 26 and 48, were caught in a longhouse at Mile 14, Jalan Bintulu-Miri which has been declared as an active case detection area.

“A CMCO SOP compliance monitoring team found that physical distancing was not complied with by the group comprising five men and two women.

“All of them were each issued a compound for violating the CMCO SOPs,” he said.

The compounds were issued under Regulation 17 (1) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Regulations 2021.

Zulkipli assured that his men will always conduct daily monitoring to ensure that the communities comply with the SOPs in an effort to break the Covid-19 transmission chain for the welfare of the people of Bintulu

New Sarawak Tribune e-Paper

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