80 Nigerians arrested in Malaysia for cybercrime and cultism (photos)

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Malaysia Immigration Department yesterday, Sunday, June 16th carried out two raids in Kajang and Puchong at night and arrested over 80 Nigerians living illegally in country.

The raid was carried out following complaints that most of Africans residing in the area were involved in different social vices which includes Cultism and Cybercrime

Malaysian Immigration director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud, who supervised the arrest, said that several department officers were injured during the operation after wrestling with illegals who refused to coperate.

According to Khairul Dzaimee, there were 118 foreigners at the first raid at an apartment area with 90 illegals from Nigeria (78), the Philippines (six), Pakistan (one), India (one) and four children, aged one to three, whose nationality were not disclosed.

In another raid at an entertainment centre in Puchong, 40 illegal immigrants from Sierra Leone (23), Nepal (eight), Tanzania (one), Guinea (three) and Kenya (one), Myanmar (two) and Nigeria (two) were arrested.

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