Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Ops Benteng

Bid to smuggle in illegal immigrants foiled

SERIAN: Police foiled a local man's bid to smuggle two illegal immigrants into Sarawak on Sunday. At 1pm, a police team carrying out Ops Benteng Covid patrol at Jalan Serian-Tebedu received a public tip-off on the entry of illegal immigrants...

Attempts to smuggle in foreign workers foiled

SERIAN: Police have thwarted attempts by two tekongs (trafficking agents) to smuggle in six foreign workers illegally into the state. District police chief DSP Aswandy Anis said those involved were arrested in two separate raids during Ops Benteng in Mongkos...

Attempts to smuggle foiled

KUCHING: The Sarawak Brigade's General Operations Force (GOF) managed to thwart the attempts of three local tekong (trafficking agents) to smuggle in five illegal immigrants into the state. GOF Sarawak commander SAC Mancha Ata said the agents were arrested in...

Ornamental fish, albino tortoise seized

KOTA BHARU: Ornamental fish and albino tortoises worth RM73,200 were seized by the 9th Battalion General Operations Force (PGA9) in a car in Rantau Panjang, Pasir Mas, near here, today. PGA9 Commanding Officer Supt Nor Azizan Yusof said the seizure...

Two nabbed over bid to traffick drugs

KUCHING: Police nabbed two couriers for allegedly attempting to traffic Ecstacy pills and syabu worth over RM260,000 at a roadblock at KM30, Jalan Serian-Tebedu, last Friday (Mar 5). Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail disclosed that the drug supply, suspected...

Ban on interstate travel stays until March 18, inter district allowed except in Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR: The prohibition on crossing state nationwide at the moment will remain while travel across districts is allowed except Sabah effective from March 5 to 18. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the inter district...

Army personnel on missions first to be vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) personnel involved in operations and foreign missions are among the first group to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, said Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. The MAF personnel are the ones...

Border missions get a boost

ATM mobile assets to help in border surveillance KUCHING: About one-third of the Malaysian Armed Forces’ (ATM) mobile assets have been sent to Sabah and Sarawak for ‘Ops Benteng’ border missions. Army chief General Tan Sri Datuk Zamrose Mohd Zain said...

One foreigner arrested, one deported in ‘Ops Benteng’ operations

KUCHING: The General Operations Force (GOF) on Thursday (Feb 18) conducted two successful ‘Ops Benteng’ operations in Lundu and Serian. In a statement, GOF said patrol teams arrested a foreign man for working illegally in the state. The foreigner was stopped...

Over RM20k worth of contraband beers seized

KUCHING: Marine police seized contraband beers worth over RM20,000 from a lorry during an operation carried out last Thursday. Sarawak Marine Police Region 5 commander ACP Shamsol Kassim said the 'Ops Benteng' raid was carried out by a Marine Intelligence...
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Foreigner held for possessing drugs

MIRI: A 25-year-old foreign man was detained for possessing syabu, weighing six grammes, yesterday (July 6). Bintulu police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili...
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