MCO enforcers can use all means to ensure compliance

A notice on the MCO seen at the Pasar Besar jetty in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The government directive is in force till April 14. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Irwan Majid, March 26, 2020.

THOSE empowered to enforce the movement-control order (MCO) can use whatever means necessary, including force, to ensure compliance with the directive, said Takiyuddin Hassan.

The minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of parliamentary affairs and law said enforcement personnel can detain errant individuals until they are brought to court.

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