Seven nabbed in ‘Ops Ikrar Selera’

Seven nabbed in ‘Ops Ikrar Selera’

By : NewsDesk

Date Posted : Friday 13-May-2016

MIRI: The Miri Immigration Department detained seven illegal immigrants from Indonesia in an operation codenamed ‘Ops Ikrar (Selera)’ at an eatery here last Tuesday morning.

The department, in a press statement, said that in the operation at 10.00am by a team led by a senior officer from the Operation Unit at Lot 1340 MCLD, a total of 16 individuals including 9 Indonesians were inspected.

Of the figure, seven of them, comprising four men, three women, were detained under 11(7)(a) of Immigration Regulations, 1963 for abusing their social visit passes.

At the same time, an individual believed to be owner of the eatery was also detained, but later released on police bail.

The operation was concluded at 11.00am and all the arrested immigrants were taken to the Immigration Detention Depot in Bekenu for further investigation.

  • The eatery that the immigration officers raided on Tuesday.

  • Immigration officers (seating near the counter) checking the immigrants’ travel documents and permits.

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