Retail outlets selling non-essential items such as cosmetics during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period are ordered to closed by the Department of Labour in a raid on the Mid Valley Megamall

KUALA LUMPUR | Some quarters remain defiant on the Movement Control Order (MCO), including business premises owners, employers and employees.

A total of 18 enforcers from the Department of Labour (DOL) and the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) conducted a raid at the Mid Valley Megamall today.

The raid was made after receiving public complaints that the non-essential premises are still opened besides the mall is still being visited by many people despite the MCO.

MalaysiaGazette was invited by the DOL to join their inspection operation and imposing the temporary closure on premises around 10.00 am today.

The notice of closure issued by the Department of Labour on Harvey Normal at the Mid Valley Megamall for operating during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.

It was shocking to find the public continue to visit the mall and shop as usual with their family and friends although the MCO is being implemented in Malaysia.

Several non-essential premises were opened for business as usual, which included those selling electrical items, cosmetics, alcohol, clothes and etcetera.

Many also took the Covid-19 outbreak lightly by not following the social distancing order and refused to put on face mask. -MalaysiaGazette