Another entertainment venue was raided by the police for failing to adhere to the social distancing rule under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).
Located in Taman Mount Austin, Johor Bahru, 121 people at the bar were slapped with a RM1000 fine each. According to reports, the manager of the venue was also detained on Monday night during the raid.
Johor Police chief Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay shared yesterday (Tuesday, 8th September) that the police also arrested 2 foreigners – a Myanmar man and a Vietnamese woman – who failed to produce identification papers.
Ayob Khan added that the aforementioned 121 individuals are between 20 to 40 years old. The patrons did not bother to practice any physical distancing and were enjoying themselves at the scene. All were tested negative for drugs when subjected to a urine test. However, 155 bottles of alcohol and various gadgets were seized.
Just the other day, 161 individuals were also issued a RM1000 fine for breaking the same SOP at a pub in Damansara Utama.