Johor Immigration raided a concrete factory and 121 PATI workers were arrested

 PONTIAN : As a result of intelligence and public information, the Johor Immigration Department (JIM) raided a concrete factory on Jalan Ulu Choh to Gelang Patah, Pontian, early this morning.

 As a result, a total of 121 foreign workers without permits were successfully arrested.

 The operation started at 1.40am to 3.30am with the participation of 140 members and officers led by the Head of the JIM Enforcement Division, Norfaizal Rahim.

 The inspection found that 600 foreign workers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, India, Indonesia and China were placed in 30 container rooms in the factory area.

 Further inspection found that 109 Bangladeshi, Pakistani (, Indian (2) and one Nepalese and Indonesian each aged between 22 and 50 years old were arrested for failing to present valid travel documents and overstaying in the country.

 The case is being investigated under Section 6 (1)(c) and Section 15(1)(c) of the Immigration Act 1959/63 (Act 155).

 All those arrested were taken to the K-D-N Setia Tropika Ministry of Interior complex for the documentation process and for further action.

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