1) NO FIXED FOOD ASSISTANCE VALUE OF RM100
KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan rebutted claims that the value of food aid has been fixed at RM100 per household.
According to him, the Food Supply Network Sub-Committee which he is heading, has never issued any statement on the value of food per household.
He said this in a press conference in Kuching.
2) AWANG TENGAH APPRECIATES NGOs’ CONTRIBUTION
KUCHING: Meanwhile, on the initiatives of several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and elected representatives to distribute food in their respective areas, according to Awang Tengah, it was an initiative of their own.
3) 46 ARRESTED FOR DEFYING MCO
KUCHING: Nine in Kuching, out of 46 persons throughout Sarawak have been arrested for defying the Movement Control Order (MCO) over the last 24 hours.
According to State Deputy Commissioner of Police Datuk Dev Kumar, Miri recorded the most arrests with 12 persons followed by Sibu (8), Saratok (3), Padawan (2), Kota Samarahan (2), Sri Aman (2), Limbang (2), Dalat (2) and one each in Bintulu, Serian, Lawas and Sarikei.
Most of those arrested had pleaded guilty and were jailed between two and four months.
He also advised members of the public to heed the MCO and to stay home, only leaving the house to get essential items or to perform essential tasks.