CIJ urges gov't to drop all MCO related charges

Modified 6 Apr 2020, 10:32 am

CORONAVIRUS | The Centre of Independent Journalism (CIJ) has called on the government to immediately withdraw all movement control order (MCO) related charges and halt all future arrests.

In making the call, CIJ executive director Wathshlah G Naidu cited Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob's statement earlier today that 6,048 individuals have been arrested for breaching the MCO since its enforcement on March 18 up until yesterday....

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