68 People At Bangsar Restaurant And Bar Were Each Fined RM1,000 For Violating RMCO

Police raided the premises at 10.24pm over the weekend.

Cover image via Berita Harian & @khalids (Twitter)

On Saturday, 3 October, 65 customers were issued fines for violating standard operating procedures (SOPs) at a restaurant and bar in Jalan Telawi, Bangsar

A customer said that he was about to leave the bar when police raided the place at around 10.24pm. 

Berita Harian reported that the restaurant's owner and two employees were also issued compounds for failing to register customers and ensure physical distancing.

Image via Berita Harian

Each individual was fined RM1,000

The following day, Brickfields district police chief ACP Zairulnizam Mohd Zainuddin @ Hilmi told The Star that the premises also did not have a valid licence to operate.

ACP Zairulnizam urged restaurant and bar owners to comply with the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) rules during this time

"Failure to do so will result in stern action," he added, as reported by The Star.

According to Regulation 11 of the Prevention and Control of Diseases (Measures in Local Infected Areas) Regulations (No. 11) 2020, anyone between the ages of 18 and 50 will be fined RM1,000 if found violating RMCO rules.

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