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Man In KL Caught With 15 CMCO Travel Permits Believed To Be Fake

The suspect has been remanded until 27 April to assist with the investigation.

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On Saturday, 24 April, a local was arrested by a team from the mobile patrol vehicle unit for driving in a suspicious manner on Expressway 37

The team from the mobile patrol vehicle unit was conducting crime prevention patrols on the Kuala Lumpur–Seremban Expressway at the time, according to a report in New Straits Times.

Further inspection by the team found 15 stamped and signed Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) travel permits from a police station, suspected to be fake in the suspect's vehicle.

Brickfields district police chief ACP Anuar Omar said that they are carrying out investigations on the travel permits found on the suspect

"We will see whether they are for personal use or being sold to interested parties," he said.

In the meantime, the suspect has been remanded for four days until 27 April.

The case is being investigated under Section 22(d) of the Emergency (Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021, Anuar added.

"The act of falsifying the CMCO travel permit, which runs contrary to the current directive of the National Security Council (MKN), can be charged according to the law."

File photo of Brickfields district police chief ACP Anuar Omar.

Image via New Straits Times

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