517 individuals, 51 illegal immigrants arrested

by HARIZAH KAMEL / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL

A total of 517 individuals were arrested for violating the Movement Control Order (MCO) of which, 467 were compounded while 50 were remanded. 

On Ops Benteng, 51 illegal immigrants and two smugglers were detained while three boats and three vehicles have been seized. 

From Jul 24 until Nov 16, a total of 69,443 individuals arrived at all international entrances and have been placed in 69 hotels and 22 other premises. 

From the total figure, 10,386 individuals are undergoing mandatory quarantine while 396 individuals were sent to hospitals for treatment. 

Meanwhile, 58,661 individuals were allowed to return home.