Three members of the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) stationed at an army camp in Sibu were recently arrested for flouting self-quarantine
The men were found out and about at Jalan Channel before they were apprehended by the police
"Members of the public saw the three of them in a white Proton Saga while wearing quarantine wristbands at Jalan Channel," said Stanley in a statement to Harian Metro.
"Police were then notified of their presence in public and a team of officials was sent out to identify them."
Police checks found that the army personnel had just returned to Sibu from Peninsular Malaysia and they were wearing white wristbands issued by the Ministry of Health.
Stanley also added that they had failed to explain why they went to public places while undergoing quarantine.
The case is being investigated under Section 269 of the Penal Code and Section 22(B) of Act 342 (Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act) for home quarantine violation
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