Nur Sajat arrested in Thailand, says report

Transgender Nur Sajat is requesting asylum in Australia. She has been arrested in Thailand for immigration offences after Malaysian authorities cancelled her passport. – Facebook pic, September 20, 2021.

COSMETICS entrepreneur Nur Sajat is said to be seeking asylum in Australia, after it was found that she had been temporarily detained in Bangkok for an immigration offence, Harian Metro reports.

The Malay-language daily, quoting unnamed sources, said 36-year-old transgender Nur Sajat – who is wanted by Islamic authorities in Malaysia, which accuse her of cross-dressing – was arrested at a luxury condominium in Bangkok during a raid by Thai immigration authorities on September 8.

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