Penang police bust 23 foreigners working illegally as GROs


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  • Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013

Twenty-three foreigners, including 20 Chinese nationals, were detained in Penang for working illegally as guest relation officers.Twenty-three foreigners, including 20 Chinese nationals, were detained in Penang for working illegally as guest relation officers.

GEORGE TOWN: Police arrested 23 foreigners, including 20 Chinese nationals, for allegedly working illegally as guest relation officers at an entertainment outlet here in Jalan Burma Tuesday night.

In the 8.30pm raid codenamed Ops Noda, two Vietnamese and one Thai woman were also detained.

A local Chinese man, believed to be the pimp, was also arrested to facilitate investigations.

Police also rounded up seven others, including five customers and two employees of the outlet.

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