41,000 IL­LE­GALS DE­TAINED

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

CAMERON HIGH­LANDS: The Im­mi­gra­tion De­part­ment has de­tained 41,018 il­le­gal im­mi­grants of var­i­ous na­tion­al­i­ties in op­er­a­tions car­ried out na­tion­wide from Jan 1 un­til Wed­nes­day. The de­part­ment’s di­rec­tor-general Datuk Seri Musta­far Ali said the de­ten­tion was the re­sult of 12,659 op­er­a­tions with the in­spec­tion of 165,490 premises. He said In­done­sians were among the most de­tained, namely 13,614, fol­lowed by Bangladeshis (8,748), Myan­mar na­tion­als (4,068), Filipinos (3,549), Thai na­tion­als (2,791) and oth­ers (8,248).

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