Five restaurants ordered to close for a week for defying RMCO SOPs


KEPALA BATAS (Penang) The authorities have ordered a seven-day closure of five restaurants here for failing to comply with the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) SOPs, according to the police.


Seberang Perai Utara District Police chief ACP Noorzainy Mohd Noor said the authorities found during their inspections yesterday and today that the restaurants did not observe physical distancing or record the body temperature of customers and were overcrowded.


“The two-day integration operation was conducted by the police and officers from the Health Ministry and Seberang Perai City Council,” he told Bernama today.




He also said that the owners of the restaurants were issued with compound fines of RM1,000 each.



Source: BERNAMA News Agency