পেনাংয়ের কেপলা বাটাসে এলাকায় বড় ধরনের অপরাসি হয়। প্রায় ৩০-৪০ জন অফিসার এই অপরাসিতে অংশ গ্রহন করেন। অফিসারা বিভিন্ন কম্পানিতে গিয়ে SOP সহ নানান বিষয় চেক করে। পিকেপি 2.0 ৪৯ বিদেশী কর্মীকে আটক করা হয়েছে। তাই যেখানে আছেন সাবধানে থাকবেন।
Willing to jump into a trench to avoid being arrested among the brave dead actions taken by several foreign workers after construction site of bungalow home projects where they worked in Bertam, here, authorities raided today. In operation from 10.30 am to 1 pm that afternoon, a total of 49-year-old foreign workers aged 18 to 60 were arrested for being found to commit mistakes under the Immigration Act.
District Police Chief Seberang Perai Utara, Assistant Commissioner Noorzainy Mohd Noor, said police together with several agencies among the Malaysian Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), Immigration Department, Department of Labor (JTK), Seberang Peri City Council (MBSP) and Ministry of Health Malaysia ( MOH) stormed the construction site through the result of a week’s underway.
′′ When the raid was found that several foreign workers acted fleeing into a ditch other than some sitting on the roof refusing to go down because they didn’t want to be suffocated but they were successfully arrested by authorities for further investigation. ′′ As many as 49 foreign workers composed of 23 Rohingyas ethnicities, 14 Indonesians and 12 Bangladeshi were arrested in this operation because of various mistakes including no legal self-introduction documents and overtime.
′′ Out of the 49 arrested were also found that 20 individuals failed to show Covid-19 screening test results,” he said at a press conference after joining the relevant operations, here, today. Obviously, police along with several other agencies are fueling energy in the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak involving workplace clusters. ′′ As we are aware that the workplace clusters involve factories and construction sites are now among those who are the triggers of the rise in Covid-19. cases. ′′ Therefore, we undergo standard operating procedures (SOP) compliance operations in restraining the contagion of this epidemic from rampant,” he said.
Meanwhile, State CIDB Director, Zahidi Hashim, said the party issued a notice to the construction site contractor involved for failing to forward employee information nearby. ′′ This is because we believe that today’s catch is only half of the actual total but not contractor revealed. ′′ In addition, the contractor also did not put the Covid-19 team organizations chart in a location that it needed improvements to ensure workers complied with SOP,” he said.
In that case, JTK also opened an investigation paper under the Minimum Standard Act of Housing, Accommodation and Facilities of Workers 1990 (Act 446) following offences in terms of the preparation of foreign worker s’ accommodation found to be disobeyed by SOP. — Metro Daily