13 undocumented migrants deported back to Thailand

IPOH: Some 13 undocumented migrants from Thailand have been sent back to their home country.

Perak Immigration Department director Meor Hezbullah Meor Abd Malik said the 13 - four men, eight women and a teenage boy - were sent back on Friday (May 24).

Meor Hezbullah said all 13 people, aged between 17 and 44, had been detained at the detention depot in Langkap.

"They were sent back via the Bukit Berapit Immigration, Customs, Quarantine, and Security Complex in Pengkalan Hulu.

"They were sent home after having undergone their punishments, including fine and imprisonment, after being convicted for various offences under the Immigration Act and Immigration Regulations," he said in a statement.

"They have also been blacklisted from re-entering the country.

"The programme to send them back home is part of a continuous enforcement activity to deter illegal immigrants," he added.

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