Authorities nab 16 illegal Myanmar immigrants entering country via lorry

The 16 illegal immigrants from Myanmar who were being smuggled into the country on Sunday comprise two women and 14 men, aged between 20 and 40. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 1, 2022.

THE 8th Battalion of the General Operations Force (PGA8) arrested two “tekong darat” (human trafficking agents) and 16 Myanmar illegal immigrants after stopping a lorry in Kg Batu Karang in Pasir Mas on Sunday.

PGA8 commanding officer Mat Shukor Yusof said the illegal immigrants, who were detained in the 6pm incident, comprised two women and 14 men aged between 20 and 40.

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  • Didnt pay somebodythats why caughtwhat driving suspiciously??

    Posted 6 months ago by Alphonz Jayaraman

  • High time for the government to act tough on this PATI who dares to intrude illegally. Maybe a severe punishment to be given to the PATI and the Middle person who brought them in.

    Posted 6 months ago by KAMARUDDIN HUSSAIN