Saturday, October 16, 2021

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Illegal immigrants forced to back track

SERIAN: Three boys were among 12 illegal immigrants deported back to their country after the Malaysian Armed Forces caught them attempting to enter Sarawak illegally on Saturday (Oct 16). The incident took place around 5.30am when an army team spotted...

Two tekongs with three illegals nabbed while 32 others deported

KUCHING: The General Operations Force (GOF) has charted six series of successes in Ops Benteng enforcement involving the arrest of two tekongs (trafficking agents) with three illegal immigrants, while 32 others were ordered to return to their home country. GOF...

14 illegal immigrants ordered to return home

KUCHING: Fourteen Indonesian illegal immigrants were ordered to return to their home country after they were caught entering Sarawak via rat trails in Tebedu and Biawak, Lundu recently. They were caught in three separate incidents on Tuesday and Wednesday by...

Curbing entry of illegal immigrants from Sabah

Army post at Merapok    KUCHING: The only army post at the border of Sarawak and Sabah will be constructed in Merapok, Lawas to curb the entry of illegal immigrants (Pati) from Sabah. “We are currently working on getting the allocation...

10 individuals charged in court with falsifying vaccination certificate

KUALA LUMPUR: Ten individuals have been charged in court for falsifying vaccination certificates, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Mohamed Said. He said it involved four individuals in Sarawak, two each in Sabah and Melaka and one each in...

Attempts by 12 illegals to enter state thwarted

KUCHING: Twelve illegal immigrants were caught by the Malaysian Armed Forces last Sunday (Aug 29). A spokesman for the First Infantry Division said all the detained immigrants have since been deported to their country of origin. The first case took place...

94 illegal immigrants test positive for covid in Sibu

KUCHING: A recent Covid-19 detection operation found a group of 94 Indonesian illegal immigrants positive for the virus and Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah has expressed concern. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman said the immigrants were...

Army stops attempts to enter Sarawak illegally

KUCHING: The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) have thwarted three separate attempts by 10 illegal immigrants to enter Sarawak on the same day. A spokesman for the 1st Infantry Division said all the immigrants detained on Sunday (Aug 22) had since...

Deceptive tactics of human smugglers

SERIAN: Human traffickers (tekong) are resorting to various tactics to outwit enforcement officers in their bid to smuggle in illegal immigrants. According to Ops Benteng field officer ASP Megat Faizal Megat Fuad, the tekong would make symbols using wood cuttings...

Be the eyes and ears of the authorities

KUCHING: The smuggling of illegal immigrants by locals into the state is against the law and could cause another Covid-19 outbreak, endangering the lives of the population. “This is the ugly side of some of our people and it has...
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Two things must be done before Sarawak state election can be held

KUCHING: Two things must be done before the 12th Sarawak  state election can be held, said Minister in the...
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