KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 362 victims of human trafficking victims were rescued in the first eight months of this year.
Superintendent of Coordination/Investigation/International Relations of Bukit Aman Anti-Human Trafficking and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Division (D3) Supt Hazril Kamis (pic) said the victims were rescued in 77 raids conducted during that period.
He said most of the victims were from Bangladesh, Indonesia and India.
"They were exploited for the purpose of serving as temporary forced labourers and sex slaves,” he told Bernama recently.
Hazril also said during the same period, 95 victims were given Protection Order (PO) and 163 syndicate members were arrested.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman has not received any report of an alleged USD6mil (RM25mil) theft involving an individual that was previously being investigated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
Bukit Aman CID director Comm Datuk Seri Abd Jalil Hassan said he was aware that the viral news also claimed that three MACC officers were remanded for the theft.
"We have not received any police report pertaining to the alleged incident.
"We advise the public to be responsible social media users and avoid spreading unverified news or information," he said in a statement on Monday (Sept 20).
Stern action will be taken against those spreading fake news, he added.
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