Friday, May 14, 2021

SOPs violation

Six fined for flouting SOPs

KUCHING: A woman and five local men aged 20 to 28 were compounded last Tuesday night for failure in adhering to physical distancing rules. Kuching District acting police chief Supt Merbin Lisa in confirming this, said at approximately 11.05pm, a...

I erred, I’ll pay the compound

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said he will settle the compound issued by the authorities for violating the standard operating procedure (SOP) during a function in Matu recently. “In these few days, a video of...

Eight arrested for cockfighting, slapped with RM10k fine

KAPIT: Eight men were arrested and slapped with a RM10,000 fine each for engaging in an illegal cockfighting activity as well as violating the conditional movement control order (CMCO) standard operating procedures (SOPs) last Sunday (Mar 21). Kapit district police...

SDMC to probe allegations of Semuja SOP breach

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) will conduct a thorough investigation over allegations of negligence in complying with the standard operating procedure (SOP) when admitting new detainees at the Semuja Immigration Detention Centre in Serian. SDMC chairman Datuk Amar...

SOP enforcement policies shouldn’t be punitive

KUCHING: While policies to enforce the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) are welcomed, they should be educational in spirit and not to punish offenders, said Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii. He said the policies introduced by the federal government...

Let’s be practical on the RM10k fine for SOP flouters

KUCHING: The authorities are urged to be more practical in enforcing the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) and not issue blanket penalties to flouters. In making this call, Muara Tuang assemblyman Datuk Idris Buang said while the maximum penalty for...

Government urged to review amendment, maximum compound

KUCHING: Malaysian Young Graduates Association (Graduan) has asked the government to promptly amend the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342). The association has also suggested that the government reduce the maximum compound rate of RM10,000 and...

Ready to lend a hand

KUCHING: Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii and his party are ready to lend a helping hand to members of the public who alleged that they were unjustly fined for flouting Covid-19 standard operating procedure (SOP) guidelines. In a Facebook...

Not scanning MySejahtera, nine compounded

BINTULU: Nine individuals were each issued RM10,000 compound notices for failing to register via the MySejahtera application or register book and temperature scan upon entering public premises. The individuals were caught during Ops Bersepadu crime prevention and SOP compliance around...

Don’t blame the government

SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) chairman supports the RM10,000 compound for violators of the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) under the conditional movement control order (CMCO). Clarence Ting Ing Horh said he was upset to find many individuals in Sarawak,...
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