Foreign worker found violating immigration law

Lyna Mohamad

A foreigner was ordered to report to the Enforcement Section of the Immigration and National Registration Department Kuala Belait for not working according to the position stated in the work permit, violating Regulation 15 (3) of the Immigration Act, Chapter 17.

The foreigner was found at his workplace by four enforcement officers led by the senior immigration officer during routine operation Ops Langis JIPK 24/2021 yesterday.

The man’s employer has also been requested to report to the Kuala Belait Enforcement Section Office for his involvement in the misuse of work permit.

Officials said enforcement activities have been increased through continuous monitoring, with operations and inspections carried out on their own or through joint operations with other law enforcement agencies.

The public can relay information to the agent at 8734888 or 8753888 for Bandar Seri Begawan or 8984111 in the Belait District.

The foreign national being questioned by a law enforcement officer during Ops Langis. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD