Escaped illegal immigrant detained

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Brad Rantayy

MIRI,Nov 17: The escaped detainee of the Bekenu Immigration facility has been located and apprehended following three days on the run.

The escapee, 39, was caught stealing some food from a house near the Immigration Bekenu Depot on Saturday evening around 7pm.

The house owner immediately alerted the authorities.

A team of Miri Immigration personnel and Miri police were immediately dispatched to the house where the escapee was apprehended.


The detainee was reported escaped naked from the Immigration facility in Bekenu on Nov 13.

They found his clothes on the razor wire fence.

His disappearance was noticed during food distribution time at around 7.50am. — DayakDaily