MCO violators may face heavier penalty, RM1K fine perhaps 'too low'

Modified 10 Apr 2020, 8:23 am

CORONAVIRUS | Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has said the government is considering raising the fine and jail sentence imposed on those who breach the movement control order (MCO).

In a broadcasted press conference today, he compared Malaysia's RM1,000 compound on violators to the far higher fines imposed by governments in Singapore, South Korea and Indonesia.

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