20 October 2020 – Kepayan Prison placed under enhanced MCO

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Corrections / Justice
Level of Jurisdiction: Kepayan Prison, SBH
Lead People/Agency: National Security Council

Overview: The Kepayan Prison and the staff quarters in Kampung Matambai in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah is placed under an enhanced movement control order (MCO).
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/19/kepayan-prison-staff-quarters-in-kk-under-enhanced-mco-from-oct-21-nov-3

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: The decision was made by the National Security Council (NSC) after being briefed by the Sabah government on a spike in the number of infections and new cases in the area.