PJ Police Chief Self-Quarantines After Colleague Exposed To COVID-19 Risk
Deputy chief Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood will assume duties instead.
Petaling Jaya district police chief ACP Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal will undergo a 14-day quarantine starting from 12 October
Nik Ezanee had been in close contact with a District Health Officer (PKD) in several meetings and discussions on operations regarding COVID-19, reads a Facebook statement by the PJ police.
"Previously, the PKD was present in a meeting with the security manager of the Tropicana Golf & Country Resort who was tested positive for COVID-19 today (12 October)."
In a report by Bernama, Nik Ezanee was surveying a golf club workers hostel after it was placed under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO).
Deputy chief Superintendent Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood will take over his superior's responsibilities for the time being
"Petaling Jaya District Police deputy chief Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood will assume the duties of the police chief until his COVID-19 test result is released by the Ministry of Health (MOH)," wrote the Facebook statement by the PJ police.
"We pray the PJ district police chief is free from COVID-19 and is able to resume work as normal."
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Starting 14 October, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya will begin a 14-day Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO):
On 12 October, several employees of Tropicana Golf and Country Resort were tested positive for COVID-19
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