45 Bangladeshis Arrested in Malaysia

They were taken to the Kuala Perlis Immigration detention depot for investigation,

Special Correspondent

Apr 20 2024 3:37 PM

45 Bangladeshis Arrested in Malaysia
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The Malaysia Immigration Department arrested 45 Bangladeshis on allegations of overstaying and not having valid travel documents at a construction site in Perlis on Friday (19 April).

"44 Bangladeshi men and one Bangladeshi woman, along with three Indonesians and one Indian national, aged between 19 and 54, were arrested during a raid at the construction site of Sekolah Sukan Malaysia Perlis Phase 1, Bukit Chabang around 1:10 am on Friday," said Perlis Immigration Director Khairul Amin Talib.

They were taken to the Kuala Perlis Immigration detention depot for investigation, said the official.

"A total of 101 foreigners were checked, with 49 of them arrested for not having valid documents and overstaying," Talib added.

The detainees will be investigated under Malaysia's immigration act, he added.

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