Illegal Immigrants Ship Crews Threatened Punishment of Five Years

KUTA Two of the crews from Alor, East Nusa Tenggara, who was caught carrying 96 illegal immigrants from Iran in the Strait of Badung, Bali, under sentence of five years in prison. “They violate the Shipping Act, under penalty of five years,” said Director of NAVY Commissioner Tubuh Musyaref interviewed in Pecatu. According to him, […]

Bali Police Arrest 95 Illegal Immigrants

DENPASAR The Bali police have arrested at least 95 illegal immigrants from Middle Eastern countries in Badung Strait about a mile from the Benoa Port in Denpasar. “Our patrol officers saw a suspicious boat, so they stopped it and checked the passengers one by one,” Bali provincial police spokesman Comr. Hariadi said in Denpasar. According […]

Immigration Office Deports 12 Illegal Chinese Workers

SINGARAJA Indonesian Immigration Office of Singaraja, Bali has deported 12 illegal Chinese workers who work as technicians at the steam power plant, Celukan Bawang in Buleleng, Bali. “We deport those 12 Chinese migrant workers since they don’t have work license from the Manpower affairs Ministry or related authorities,” said Head of Immigration Office of Singaraja […]

Twenty-Two Afghans Escape Jimbaran Detention

JIMBARAN Immigration officials were left red-faced and thrown into panic after 22 refugees from Afghanistan managed to escape a new detention facility at Jimbaran. The illegal immigrants fled their holding cells on October 18 by breaking through a glass window and leaping over a low fence that was not secured with barbed wire, the centre’s […]