19 October 2020 – Alor Setar Prison extended for 14 days

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Corrections / Justice
Level of Jurisdiction: Alor Setar Prison, KDH
Lead People/Agency: Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob

Overview: The enhanced movement control order (MCO) placed on the Alor Setar Prison in Kedah has been extended by 14 days.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/19/alor-setar-prison-emco-extended-to-nov-1

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: New Covid-19 cases at the prison, along with requests from the National Security Council (NSC) and the advice from the Health Ministry to extend the MCO.