POLICE arrested four individuals, including two foreign nationals, on suspicion of exploiting migrant workers in an operation in Kampung Sungai Udang, Klang.
Klang Selatan police chief Cha Hoong Fong said the operation was conducted by the CID D3 anti-trafficking and migrant smuggling division (Atipsom) led by senior assistant director Fadil Marsus, together with Klang Selatan CID, at about 6.30pm on Tuesday.
During the raid, the police arrested four suspects, ages 38 to 43, including a foreign man and woman, believed to be employment agents, he said in a statement today.
In the operation, Cha said six people, ages 24 to 44, were rescued under section 44 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007.
The police also seized 20 passports and RM13,600, he said, adding that the victims were working at a cement factory.
He said the suspects were remanded for six days until August 15. – Bernama, August 11, 2022.