KUALA LUMPUR: A popular Indonesian DJ was among 59 foreigners nabbed by the Immigration Department during a raid at an entertainment outlet here on Friday (July 26).
DJ Rere Monique (pic) was picked up mid-performance after the event organiser failed to produce the documents required for her performance.
The outlet was also found to had been operating without a valid business licence.
"The organiser was instructed by Immigration Department officers to not proceed at around 10pm because DJ Rere only had a visitor's pass.
"However, they refused to listen and proceeded. Following that, 53 personnel members from the Putrajaya Immigration Department were deployed to raid and inspect the club, " said Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud in a statement.
A total of 243 people were inspected during the raid. The department detained 59 for various immigration-related offences.
"Dj Rere was detained and sent to the Putrajaya depot, whereas the rest were sent to the Bukit Jalil depot.
"All will be investigated according to the law.
"The event organiser and premise owner will also be arrested for follow-up investigations, " he said.
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