Supermarkets cannot bar shoppers without masks, says Ismail Sabri


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Shoppers queueing to enter a supermarket in March. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 8, 2020.

SUPERMARKETS cannot bar shoppers not wearing masks, said Senior Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

“Wearing masks is not compulsory and not wearing it is not an offence under Act 342 (Prevention and Control of Infectious Disease Act),” he said at his daily briefing on Covid-19.


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  • An issue worth RM1.50 to take the space but the issue of indifferent justice of fines between RM800 compared to RM1,000 plus jail terms are just being cast aside. Peduli apa bos ku.

    Posted 2 months ago by Teruna Kelana

  • The supermarket have the right to insist all customers weak masks in the interest of OTHER CUSTOMERS health. If a customer who does not wear a mask insists that there is no law and it is his human rights no wear it, then he should know that supermarket is protecting the human rights of other customers. He should either follow the rule or leave.

    Posted 2 months ago by No Gostan