315 held for flouting RMCO rules, 127 for not wearing face masks

Senior Minister for Security Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

PETALING JAYA: Police arrested 315 people yesterday for breaching recovery movement control order (RMCO) rules, Senior Minister for Security Ismail Sabri Yaakob said.

Three were remanded while the rest were issued compound notices.

He said police also booked 127 individuals for not wearing face masks on the first day of their mandatory use in public.

In a statement, Ismail said 4,286 individuals arriving through the country’s entry points from July 24 to yesterday were sent to 21 quarantine stations, while 13 were taken to hospital.

He said 2,263 checks were carried out on individuals undergoing home quarantine and 28 were booked for breaching the SOP for self-isolation.