Five foreign workers under INRD investigation

Hakim Hayat

Five foreign workers were investigated under the Immigration Act and Regulations, Chapter 17 and ordered to report to the Enforcement Section of the Immigration and National Registration Department (INRD) following an operation on three different rental quarters for foreign workers in Lumut, Belait District on Tuesday.

According to INRD, the operation codenamed Ops Sepadu Langis JIPK 32/2021 in collaboration with the Enforcement Division of the Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED) screened 40 foreign workers. No offences were recorded under the Customs and Excise Act.

Fifteen officers from INRD and RCED were involved in the late night operation.

Those with information on immigration offenders can call the INRD hotline.

Enforcement officers question foreign workers. PHOTO: INRD