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Police arrest 49 men for violating SOPs while performing Aidiladha prayers


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BUKIT MERTAJAM – Malaysians were shocked to find countless photos and videos surfacing online showing large crowds in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidiladha.

One video which particularly hit a raw nerve occurred outside of the Surau Taman Pelangi in Juru.

Watch the video here if you’ve missed it:

Berita Harian reported that a total of 49 men have been remanded to assist investigations into alleged violations of COVID-19 protocols.

Assistant Registrar of the Bukit Mertajam Magistrate’s Court Hasliza Razak, ordered the suspects, comprising 48 Bangladeshis aged 20 to 43, to be remanded for four days until July 24.

Photo via Astro Awani

Meanwhile, a 64-year-old local was also remanded for three days until July 23.

The case will be investigated

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Thayanithy Jaime James
2 months ago
Only 49 men ????

2 months ago
The police are sleeping i think n shd have stop them before they congregate

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