28 Dec '14, 9pm

Plenty of smoking guns on illegal migrants in Sabah - By Simon Sipaun (Mkini)

By Simon Sipaun Malaysiakini Dec 27, 2014 COMMENT On page 267 of the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) report, it is stated that “Indeed, as far back as 1999, it was already reported in local newspapers in Sabah that it was a lucrative business being involved in fake ICs or genuine ICs illegally issued. There was much money to be made by syndicates or individuals or corrupt officials because a false IC could fetch between RM400 and RM500, and a Malaysian passport could cost up to RM50,000.” Some people have claimed that a lot of activities associated with the illegal immigrants in Sabah represent an industry, and present opportunities and temptation for corruption. Corruption is a big problem in this country. It is also very costly. I also hear of illegal immigrants becoming victims of enforcement personnel. They become part of the problem rather than the solution. Their v...

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