Malaysia: Eleven women from China and one from Vietnam who misused their social visit passes to work as guest relations officers were detained during a raid at an entertainment outlet in Taman Melaka Raya here.
All the women, aged below 21, were nabbed early yesterday.
State Immigration director Kamaluddin Ismial said all 12
had valid travel documents but had abused their passes.
They are being investigated under Section 39B of the
Immigration Act 1963 for violating their passes, permit and border passes, and
can be fined RM1,000 or jailed six months or both, upon conviction.
Kamaluddin said his officers launched a subsequent
operation, codenamed Ops Pintu, at four housing estates in Tanjung Minyak and
Bukit Baru based on a tip-off received at the outlet.
He said 14 foreign nationals, including a three-year-old
boy and a five-month-old baby, were detained for overstaying and for not having
An Indonesian, in his 30s, with PR status was also nabbed
on suspicion of sheltering some of the foreigners.
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