: The rate of compliance with the Movement Control Order (MCO), now into its second phase, has shown good improvement, said Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
According to the Senior Minister (Security Cluster), it was evident when the arrest rate of individuals who defied the MCO saw a decline of 21.8 per cent or 413 individuals yesterday compared to 524 people on Thursday.
“A total of 380 people had been remanded and 33 bailed while 362 individuals indicted in court.
"I want to clarify as yesterday that there has been a decrease in the number of arrest and I expect this trend to continue.
“As I have said earlier, it can be seen as an indication that compliance is increasing," he said at a press conference here today after a meeting of the Special Ministerial Committee on the MCO.
Meanwhile, Ismail Sabri said 731 roadblocks were conducted and 4,267 vehicles inspected by the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM).
In addition, he said 26,202 surprise checks were carried out involving 4,174 premises as of Friday.
"Yesterday the PDRM detained a total of 413 individuals who committed offences in violation of the order issued," he said.