The market in the area inhabited mostly by Bangladeshis is known as ‘Bangla Market’.
A Bangladeshi businessman in the area said the number of detained Bangladeshis would be 50 to 60, including some women.
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The Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, however, could not confirm how many Bangladeshis were detained in the raid.
Malaysian departments of immigration and customs and Kula Lumpur City Corporation conducted the raid jointly for around two and a half hours from 12pm on Saturday.
Kota Roya Bangladeshi Traders’ Association President Rashed Badal told bdnews24.com that the authorities checked whether the businesses at the market were following the laws.
“They have warned us against employing illegal immigrants,” he said.
“They detained 50 to 60 Bangladeshi customers during the drive,” he added.
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