The Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sanistated that interstates travelling for work, medical and educational purposes are only allowed from Monday to Thursday.
He said that no interstate travel is allowed from Friday to Sunday except in cases of emergency, death and long distance married couples.
“The police view seriously the increase in the number of new Covid-19 cases over the past four days and have beefed up efforts to curb the spread of the pandemic,” he said in a statement.
Acryl Sani said that every application for interstate travel will be approved only for emergencies and deaths involving immediate relatives, namely parents, kids, and their siblings.
He added that it is strictly prohibited to travel across countries to social events, including marriages and other gatherings.
“Interstate travels for social events remain prohibited until after the Aidilfitri festive season,” he said.
On the non-compliance of the standard operating procedures (SOP) at Ramadan bazaars, Acryl Sani said teams would be deployed to all locations to conduct monitoring.
“If the SOP is not complied with, the police will recommend to the local authorities to stop all business activities,” he said.
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