KUALA LUMPUR: The Indian High Commission has issued 681 emergency certificates to Indian nationals detained at various camps in the country.
It said that 542 persons were detained during Operasi Bersepadu by Malaysian authorities in January, while the rest were detained earlier.
In a statement, the High Commission said that a total of 83 Indian nationals who had overstayed were given clearance by the Immigration Department to return home.
It said that consular officers had also visited the detention camps at KLIA, Semenyih, Pekan Nenas, Bukit Jalil, Juru, Langkap, Putrajaya, Machap Umboo, Lenggeng and Ajil.
The High Commission has also set up a help desk to provide assistance and guidance to Indian nationals.
Detailed information is available at the High Commission’s website www.indianhighcommission.com.my.