Saturday, July 17, 2021

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21 illegals intercepted in two locations

SERIAN: A total of 21 illegal immigrants were deported to their country of origin by the general operations force (GOF) after they were caught entering Sarawak illegally on two separate days. Brigade commander SAC Saini Bongkek said the first incident...

Simanggang rep visits police HQ to get latest updates

SIMANGGANG: Police do not lack the expertise in sniffing out drug activities here despite the drug dealers' ever changing modus operandi, says ASP Herman Rakey. The Sri Aman District Police Headquarters (IPD) Narcotics Crime Investigation Department chief was speaking during...

GOF foils human trafficking bid

SRI AMAN: The General Operations Force (GOF) 10th Battalion foiled a human trafficking bid involving seven illegal immigrants in an operation codenamed 'Ops Benteng Covid' last Saturday (July 10). Brigade commander SAC Saini Bongkek said the incident happened at Jalan...

Jailed five years for smuggling of migrants

KUCHING: A farmer from Lundu, who pleaded guilty to smuggling five illegal immigrants, was sentenced to two years' jail today. High Court Judge Dr Alwi Abdul Wahab meted out the sentence on Julianus Mikhael after he pleaded guilty under Section...

Be careful! Illegals might be carriers

KUCHING: Sibu folk are urged to be wary of illegal immigrants as they might be carriers of Covid-19. Education, Science and Technological Research Assistant Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee said there are six Covid-19 cases involving illegals at Sibu’s immigration depot...

Sarawakians warned against being involved in human smuggling

KUCHING: Sarawakians have been warned not to be accomplices in facilitating the entry of illegals. Sarawak Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said those found to have broken the law must be charged. “All relevant agencies...

Illegal immigrants entering Sarawak via different routes

KUCHING: There are records of illegal immigrants re-entering Sarawak via different routes following their deportation. Sarawak General Operations Force (GOF) commander SAC Saini Bongkek revealed this to the media on Monday (July 5). "This happens when we deport them at a...

Four rat trail illegals halted, deported

LUBOK ANTU: Four undocumented immigrants were caught entering the state illegally by the General Operations Force (GOF) at Jalan John on Friday. Its brigade commander SAC Saini Bongkek who confirmed the case, said the incident happened around 8.30pm when the...

Army foils bid to smuggle illegals out

LUNDU: A man’s bid to smuggle out five illegal immigrants was foiled by the army on Sunday (June 27). The ambush team, which was conducting Ops Awas, Ops Parang and Ops Kerangka, detained a van at a rat trail in...

Masing calls for tighter border control

KUCHING: Sarawak will increase the security of its borders to prevent the spread of the new Covid-19 variants into the state. This was said by Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing who said that hundreds...
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Positive response to inoculation in Sebangan

KUCHING: The response of the locals to the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (Pick) in the small town of Sebangan...
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