Fined for no MySejahtera app
Published on: Thursday, May 06, 2021
By: Jo Ann Mool
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Tuaran: A 60-year-old shop worker was fined RM700 or three days jail by the Magistrate’s Court here for not providing the MySejahtera application at a business premises last year.

Tzing Shuey Sheng pleaded guilty before Magistrate Jessica Ombou Kakayun to committing the offence at Happy Mart, Kg Laya-Laya here at 2.15pm on Dec 24, 2020.

Tzing was found to have violated the Director General’s directive by not providing the MySejatera app in the premises and had violated Rule 10 of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures within the Infected Local Areas) Regulations 2020.

Health Department prosecuting officer Kelvindiran Ularkanazan in presenting the facts of the case, said a compound was issued to Tzing by a police team who inspected the premises regarding Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO)’s SOP compliance.

Unrepresented, Tzing requested for a lower fine by saying that it was his first offence and that he was only a worker there. 

Meanwhile, a lorry driver was also fined RM700 or three days jail for defying the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of the CMCO by not having a permit to cross district.

Md Norazmie Madang, 28, admitted to committing the offence at 1pm on Oct 29, 2020 at the roadblock at the Tamparuli old road here.

He had committed an offence under Rule 4(1) of the same Regulations.

Unrepresented, Norazmie, who applied for a lower fine, said that he had a permit but it was already expired.

Kelvindiran applied an appropriate sentence to serve as a warning to would-be offenders.

Each offences are punishable under Rule 11(1) of the same Regulations that carries a fine of up to RM1,000 or a jail term of not more than six months or both, upon conviction.



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