Police launch probe into riot, breakout at immigration depot

Kalidevi Mogan Kumarappa

Some of the detainees who escaped from the Relau temporary immigration depot are rounded up by the police. – Pic courtesy of PDRM, April 20, 2022.

POLICE have set up a special investigation team to probe the riot and escape of more than 500 detainees from the Relau temporary immigration depot in Bandar Baharu, Kedah, this morning.

Kedah police chief Wan Hassan Wan Ahmad said the team, comprising 13 officers, will investigate into the cause of the incident and how the detainees managed to escape.

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