Homebound Filipino migrants stuck at detention centres due to Covid-19 lockdown


KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia is unable to deport some 5,300 Filipinos, detained for illegally entering the state, as the Philippines is not yet ready to receive them.

Sabah National Security Council director Sharifah Sitti Saleha Habib Yussof said they could not carry out the deportations of the Filipinos, who are at temporary detention centres here.

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