MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER: POLICE DENY - 2

JAILANI HASAN

Meanwhile in LABUAN, police denied claims that RM250 summonses had been issued to members of the public for not wearing face masks while in the vicinity of the Milimewa supermarket.

Labuan police chief Supt Muhamad Farid Ahmad said his officers were aware that face masks were hard to come by across the country, and therefore such an allegation did not make sense.

“There is no need to circulate information that has not been verified as it only serves to cause panic,” he added.

On individuals travelling to work, he said the police would only grant passage to those who were employed in a sector providing essential services, and who carried with them letters from their employer, authorising them to work during the March 18 to 31 implementation period of the Movement Control Order.

-- BERNAMA