Police detain over 400 for violating MCO, including prayer group

Modified 28 Mar 2020, 8:09 am

Updated 4pm:  CORONAVIRUS | Police have detained more than 400 people in two days for violating the movement control order (MCO) aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19

Defence Minister Ismail Sabri, who is also the senior minister coordinating security matters in the government, said this includes 116 people who tried to hold a prayer gathering...

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