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45 Bangladeshi expats arrested in Malaysia

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Update: 2024-04-20 21:55:03
45 Bangladeshi expats arrested in Malaysia “A total of 101 foreigners were checked, with 49 of them arrested for not having valid documents and overstaying,” he said in a statement on Friday. 

The Immigration Department in Malaysia has arrested 49 foreigners, including 45 Bangladeshi nationals, on suspicions of overstaying and not having legal travel documents.

Perlis Immigration director Khairul Amin Talib said the foreigners, 44 Bangladeshi men and one Bangladeshi woman, three Indonesians, and one Indian national, all aged between 19 to 54, were arrested during a raid at the construction site of Sekolah Sukan Malaysia Perlis Phase 1, Bukit Chabang around 1.10am, and have been placed at the Kuala Perlis Immigration detention depot for investigation.

“A total of 101 foreigners were checked, with 49 of them arrested for not having valid documents and overstaying,” he said in a statement on Friday. 

The foreigners will be investigated under Section 6(1)(c), Section 15(1)(c), Section 56(1)(d) of the Immigration Act 1959/63, he added.

Source: Bernama

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