Plainclothes police not deployed to enforce Covid-19 SOPs, says top cop

Ragananthini Vethasalam

As Malaysia experiences the third wave of Covid-19, anyone out in the public must wear a mask or risk incurring an RM1,000 fine. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Irwan Majid, November 21, 2020.

PLAINCLOTHES police officers are not deployed on the ground to enforce the Covid-19 standard operating procedure (SOP), said Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador.

He told The Malaysian Insight that only uniformed officers are deployed to perform enforcement duties to ensure people are adhering to the SOP.

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