Mastermind in the support of unlawful immigrants’ entry into Sarawak detained
KUCHING: The Immigration Division arrested a particular person is named ‘Pak Itam’, who is believed to be the mastermind in the support of the inflow of unlawful immigrants into the bellow, early the day earlier than this day morning.
Sarawak Immigration director Datuk Ken Leben (pix) stated the day earlier than this day that the suspect used to be detained alongside side two Indonesians in a van, which used to be stopped by the department’s Rapid Response Team (QRT), in Bintulu, 515km north from here, at about 1.30am.
“In step with the tips from the arrest, it used to be realized that ‘Pak Itam’ is the mastermind in the support of the inflow of unlawful immigrants into the bellow,” he stated in the commentary.
He added that the case used to be connected to the arrest of unlawful immigrants in Jalan Lundu, in southern Sarawak on Nov 18.
Following the arrest of the mastermind, he stated the Immigration QRT then raided a house in Jalan Sibiyu, Bintulu and nabbed 12 Indonesians who’re believed to thrill in entered the bellow illegally.
He stated the detainees, who had been believed to had been introduced into Sarawak by the most predominant suspect, had appropriate arrived at the premises about a hours sooner than the raid.
The case is being investigated below the Immigration Act 1959/63.-Bernama