Malaysia deports 153 RI migrant workers

Malaysia deports 153 RI migrant workers

(ANTARA/Lucky R)

Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands (ANTARA News) - The Malaysian government deported 153 illegal Indonesian migrant workers through Pasir Gudang port to Tanjungpinang, Riau province, on Friday.

The illegal workers were ferried over in a Batam Line ship which arrived at Sri Bintan Pura International Port of Tanjungpinang at 2 pm, an immigration official said.

Members of the local task force for handling problematic workers welcomed them at the port and took them to a transit facility for temporary shelter.

"They consist of 101 male and 52 female workers," Hamdani of the immigration office said.

He said that most of them carried no immigration documents.
(Uu.A14)

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