Mastermind in the attend of illegal immigrants’ entry into Sarawak detained
KUCHING: The Immigration Department arrested a person known as ‘Pak Itam’, who’s believed to be the mastermind in the attend of the inflow of illegal immigrants into the insist, early the day earlier than this day morning.
Sarawak Immigration director Datuk Ken Leben (pix) talked about the day earlier than this day that the suspect changed into detained alongside side two Indonesians in a van, which changed into stopped by the division’s Speedily Response Crew (QRT), in Bintulu, 515km north from right here, at about 1.30am.
“Primarily based totally on the files from the arrest, it changed into found that ‘Pak Itam’ is the mastermind in the attend of the inflow of illegal immigrants into the insist,” he talked about in the observation.
He added that the case changed into connected to the arrest of illegal immigrants in Jalan Lundu, in southern Sarawak on Nov 18.
Following the arrest of the mastermind, he talked about the Immigration QRT then raided a home in Jalan Sibiyu, Bintulu and nabbed 12 Indonesians who are believed to include entered the insist illegally.
He talked about the detainees, who had been believed to were brought into Sarawak by the important thing suspect, had right arrived at the premises a pair of hours sooner than the raid.
The case is being investigated below the Immigration Act 1959/63.-Bernama