Saturday, March 5, 2005

"Illegal immigrants well-treated"

Illegal immigrants well-treated, says PM


New Straits Times
03-05-2005
Illegal immigrants well-treated, says PM
Edition: Main/Lifestyle

SEREMBAN, Fri. - Illegal immigrants detained under Ops Tegas have been

treated well with no reports so far of inhumane treatment, Datuk Seri
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said today.

The Prime Minister said enforcement officers involved in the nationwide

operation to round up illegal immigrants had been told to exercise care.

He said the operations which began on March 1 had been progressing

smoothly.

"Home Affairs Minister Datuk Azmi Khalid understands that proper care

and treatment should be exercised ...