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Immigration on alert following report of Uighur jihadists transiting in Malaysia


PETALING JAYA: Security at all immigration checkpoints in Malaysia has been tightened following a report in The Jakarta Post that four Chinese Uighur jihadists linked to the Islamic State (IS) terror group had transited in Malaysia before being arrested in Indonesia.

Immigration deputy director-general Datuk Sakib Kusmi said the department knows that not all Uighur people are genuine refugees.

Courts Crime , uighur , jihadists

   

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