Seven illegals evicted at border
By:Alverdtekoster Anyap
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BAU: Seven illegal immigrants were ordered to turn back at the border upon entering Malaysian territory.

A statement from the Malaysia First Infantry Division on Friday (Feb 4) said the illegal immigrants were found in the Serikin Movement Planning Committee (JPG) Camp sector on Feb 3.

It said that a long distance patrol unit encountered the illegal immigrants at an oil palm plantation in Kampung Stass, 200 metres away from the Indonesian-Malaysian border.

“There were five men and two women of Indonesian nationality, between 23 to 44 years old, and do not have valid travel documents.

“An inspection found that this is the first time that they crossed the border to Malaysia in search of work,” it stated.

There were no confiscation of items and an eviction of the illegal immigrants was made via the Indonesian National Army (TNI-AD) post at 10.30pm.

The immigrants returning back to Indonesia at the border post.

New Sarawak Tribune e-Paper

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