PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department is fully cooperating with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in the investigation of corruption allegations.
Immigration director-general Datuk Ruslin Jusoh said they would not protect any officer found guilty and would take action based on existing legal provisions.
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He was referring to news reports of allegations that some personnel were involved in corrupt practices and integrity violations.
"Immigration is always in contact with, discussing and sharing information with the MACC to help the investigation process be more transparent without any interference from outside parties.
"In this context, Immigration and the Home Ministry will not compromise with any official who is found to be involved in corruption – either at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport or any Immigration office nationwide," he said in a statement on Tuesday (July 4).
He said the department was committed to improving standard operating procedure to provide the best service to the people as well as foreign visitors entering Malaysia.