Control order: Army to be deployed starting Sunday to assist cops

20 Mar 2020, 4:25 am

Updated a year ago


UPDATED 4.09PM| Updating to include comments by Chief of Defence Gen Affendi Buang.

CORONAVIRUS | The army will be deployed to assist police in monitoring the situation in the midst of a movement control order to curb the Covid-19 outbreak, said Defence Minister Ismail Sabri.

"Today's meeting decided that the army will help the police in monitoring the situation especially to ensure that the rakyat is following the instructions so that they will stay in their own houses...

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