According to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Jacobs, a total of 4,839 vehicles were ordered to turn back at the roadblock last Friday. June 1, 2022.
According to reports nameIsmail Sabri said that it is believed that those who have been ordered to return will go to their hometown to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which is July 20-21 (in some states). “[The] The police will take severe action against anyone who tries to return home across the state and violates instructions,” he added.
On Sunday, police inspected 381,952 vehicles at roadblocks across the country to prevent inter-regional and inter-state movement. For the latter, from July 18 to 21, documents from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) will not be accepted as valid mobile permits to prevent irresponsible individuals from misusing such documents to travel abroad.
Ismail Sabri said this is to curb the possibility of new Covid-19 cases in the community clusters associated with the upcoming celebrations. Looking back at the Eid al-Fitr celebrations in May, the number of cases and clusters increased sharply. He said this should be a lesson for all parties not to take the standard operating procedures (SOP) lightly.
“During the pandemic, interstate travel bans and prohibitions on visiting and celebrating holidays do not mean that we do not love our parents and family in our hometown. On the contrary, in order to protect our loved ones, this is a more responsible choice. “Ismael Sabri said.