ALOR STAR: Ten illegal immigrants were detained at several business premises, including a morning market, in an operation by the Kedah Immigration Department here yesterday.
Kedah Immigration director Zuhair Jamaludin said they were among 27 foreigners who were rounded-up for inspection during the four-hour operation which ended at 2.30 pm.
Those arrested comprised five Myanmar men, three Bangladeshi men, a Nepalese man and an Indonesian woman, aged between 13 and 38, he said in a statement here today.
He said they were detained for not having valid travel documents and abusing their social visit pass.
They are being detained at the Immigration lock-up at the Home Ministry Building here for investigation and would then be sent to the Belantik Immigration Detention Depot in Sik. — Bernama