Northern Region News
November 28, 2017 18:09 PM
Kedah Immigration Nabs Nine Illegal Immigrants
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ALOR SETAR, Nov 28 (Bernama) — The Kedah Immigration Department detained nine Thai illegal immigrants in an operation, dubbed ‘Op Gegar’, at a karaoke centre in Taman Bandar Baru, Mergong, here yesterday.
Its director, Zuhair Jamaludin said a local man, aged, 33, was also detained for allegedly harbouring the illegal immigrants.
He said the Thai immigrants and the local man were among 34 people who were inspected in the 10.30 pm operation.
The Thai immigrants included a man and they were aged between 19 and 31, he said in a statement here today.
He said they were held at the Immigration lock-up of the Home Ministry’s Building in Alor Setar for investigation and would then be sent to the Belantik Immigration Depot, Sik.
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