fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

M’sian Lawyer Explains Why Some Get Compounded Directly While Others Are Put Under Investigation

Published

My Post 2021 04 30T162128.586
Source: Nabil Amirul | Twitter & China Press

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Recently, local celeb, Neelofa was slapped with a RM20,000 fine after she held a wedding ceremony that didn’t comply with Covid-19 SOPs. But, she didn’t get compounded immediately, unlike regular folks like the students from Perak or the burger vendor in Kelantan, as netizens pointed out.

Neelofa was initially under investigation for flouting the SOPs after news of her wedding started circulating, which prompted people to ask, why the double standards?

Malaysian lawyer, Mufarwa Farid, took to his Facebook page to answer that question.

Compound 2

He wrote, “SOP flouting cases. Why are there some who get compounded directly, while others have to wait for an investigation to begin?”

It all comes down to whether law enforcers see the flouting of the SOPs with their own eyes.

“It’s like this. People who get compounded directly are people who flout the SOPs in front of an enforcement officer. And for those who have to go through an investigation, they didn’t flout the SOPs in front of enforcement officers,”

“If you don’t wear a mask and you go to a shop, and then a police or health officer sees you, he will immediately compound you. If you hold a wedding ceremony that flouts the SOPs, but there isn’t a single police or health officer in attendance, then there will not be any direct compounds,” he shared.

Compound 1

He went on to explain that irresponsible parties would only get compounded at weddings if there was an ambush raid by the authorities, if an enforcement officer just happens to come by the event or if the authorities receive reports in real time by the general public.

“If the event is over, and pictures of the flouting of SOPs go viral, what to do? We, as the general public should make a police report,”

“And that’s why the police would then have to open at investigation. They’s have to call the organisers, find out how the SOPs were flouted, who flouted them, who is responsible and so forth. To put it easily, if the flouting of the SOPs have already happened, only then will they have to open an investigation. Not easily compound people without solid proof. Because, the authorities were not present at the scene,” he added.

So, there you have it folks.

If you see something, say something. Let your local authorities know if someone is being irresponsible and flouting the SOPs.

And, also, don’t flout the SOPs. So that together, we can be rid of the virus and our friends and families who are financially struggling through the pandemic can get their livelihoods back.

What do you think about this? Let us know in the comment section.

 

Also read: Khairy: M’sians Aged 18 & Above Will Be Able To Book The AstraZeneca Vaccine Soon

Cascas

Source: China Press
Source: China Press


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Aa033Cba 2B52 4101 83C3 632D7632E872 Aa033Cba 2B52 4101 83C3 632D7632E872
News7 hours ago

Flash Flood in Kedah Sweeps 8 Villages, Family Of 3 Washed Away by Floodwaters

On Monday (4th July), a flash flood in Baling, Kedah has entirely wiped out 8 villages, including 3 family members....

My Post 2022 07 04T182304.718 My Post 2022 07 04T182304.718
News1 day ago

M’sian Arrested After Killing Wife & 3mo Son & Fleeing Naked On A Motorcycle

A father was stunned to see his daughter and grandson covered in blood and lifeless after being stabbed in the...

Collage 1 Collage 1
News1 day ago

M’sian Modifies His Nissan Skyline R32 Into A Police Car For Automotive Exhibition, PDRM Investigates

Creativity knows no bounds, but sometimes, we must have certain boundaries while being creative in order to avoid disappointing certain...

My Post 2022 07 04T110713.231 My Post 2022 07 04T110713.231
News1 day ago

WATCH: Motorcyclist Allegedly Sniffs Glue While Riding Without Helmet & Number Plate

The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) is currently looking for a man who is shown in a viral video riding a...

Inflation Fgt Inflation Fgt
News2 days ago

PM: M’sia Has Low Inflation Rate Compared To Other Countries

According to Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the rise in living costs happens not only in Malaysia but worldwide, and...

Feat Image Traveller Pass Mysejahtera Ons Feat Image Traveller Pass Mysejahtera Ons
News3 days ago

KJ: MySejahtera’s Traveller Pass No Longer Needed For M’sians Returning Home Starting 4 July

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has announced that the requirement for Malaysians coming back to the country from overseas to complete...

Feat Image Pre 20 Feat Image Pre 20
News3 days ago

Tourism Minister: M’sians Can Redeem Up To RM100 E-Vouchers To Purchase Domestic Flight Tickets

Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri yesterday announced that five airlines are offering e-vouchers valued between RM25...

Cannabis Infused Food Thailand 1 Cannabis Infused Food Thailand 1
News5 days ago

Minister Urges M’sians To Not Consume Cannabis-Infused Food & Drinks In Thailand

Many Malaysians and Singaporeans love to go to Thailand for short vacays as it is cheap and nearby. Recently, Thailand...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY