PORT DICKSON, July 12 (Bernama) — A total of 77 illegal immigrants were detained for various offences by the Immigration Department during a raid under the E-Card Ops Mega at a construction site here last night.
Immigration Deputy Director-General (Operations) Datuk Jaafar Mohamed, who led the two-hour operation which ended at 12.30 am today and involved 148 Immigration officers from Putrajaya and Negeri Sembilan, said the illegal immigrants were among 185 foreigners rounded up during the operation at a workers’ quarters at Splash Park Batu 12 in Pasir Panjang.
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The immigrants detained comprised 15 Bangladeshi nationals, 60 Indonesians, a Nepalese and a Pakistani, aged between 25 and 60, he told reporters after the operation.
He said the immigrants were detained for offences which included not having valid working
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