Three foreign nationals were fined RM700 each in default of 14 days’ jail by the Kuala Lumpur Magistrate’s Court today for travelling together in a car during the conditional movement control order (CMCO).
Under the CMCO, a maximum of two people are allowed in private vehicles.
Magistrate Mohamad Fared Abdul Latif meted out the fine on Thaung Myint and Md Nay Lin, both Myanmar nationals, and Bangladeshi Sabbir Bhuiyan. The three men, aged between 35 and 39, pleaded guilty to the charge.
The men, represented by lawyer P Suthes, were caught travelling together in the car at a roadblock in front of One Maxim Building, Jalan Sentul at 9.30am on Oct 20.
Deputy public prosecutor Abdul Khaliq Nazeri prosecuted.