12 Ops Pulih violators netted

James Kon

Twelve individuals were issued compound fines on Sunday night for violating Operasi Pulih – a restrictive measure put in place to prevent the public from going out from 8pm to 4am in curbing the spread of COVID-19.

During a press conference yesterday, Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar said enforcement agencies found nine leaving their homes unnecessarily, two without the BruHealth app and one without wearing a face mask.

The offenders were Jolok Talukbar, Jeyendiran Mohan, Mirza Hassan Miah, Khairul Shahrizan Jiwni, Md Kamaruddin bin Haji Parsih, Haji Talib bin Haji Adi, Ali Ramlee bin Mohamad, Adanan bin Haji Jahri and Bahrin Ahmad. All violations were detected in the Brunei-Muara District.

A total of 407 violations have been recorded since the commencement of Operasi Pulih on October 4.

The minister and the Royal Brunei Police Force urged the public to play their role breaking the chain of COVID-19 infection by complying with the directives.

Twelve violations were recorded last night during Operasi Pulih, the movement control measure in place to ensure the public remains at home between the hours of 8pm and 4am, as the nation works to stem the tide of the second COVID-19 outbreak. Enforcement officials from various agencies are helping to enforce the measure, which has since its October 4 introduction, resulted in the detection of 407 violations.
Royal Brunei Police Force personnel patrolling the city (pic below) and interrogating a man during Operasi Pulih. PHOTOS: RBPF

Khairul Shahrizan Jiwni
ABOVE, CENTRE & BELOW: Jeyendiran Mohan, Jolok Talukbar, Haji Talib bin Haji Adi and Md Kamaruddin bin Haji Parsih

ABOVE, CENTRE & BELOW: Mirza Hassan Miah, Adanan bin Haji Jahri, Bahrin Ahmad and Ali Ramlee bin Mohamad