13 March 2007
A 27-year-old Indonesian illegal immigrant has been arrested at a five-storey shophouse along Jalan Walter Grenier, Bukit Bintang, after deceiving authorities with a fake identity card for the past 3 years. He was one of the 114 illegals who were detained during Operasi Tegas that was held yesterday morning.
The suspect had worked as a cleaner but became a trader of imitation spectacles in Jalan Pudu after he had bought the fake identity card for RM1,500. He also travelled between Malaysia and Indonesia often.
Police, Rela and Immigration officers held the operation which screen through 600 foreigners from Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Nepal, India and Bangladesh.
New Straits Times – Luck runs out for illegal using fake identity card