08 June 2020 – Police to tighten country’s borders to prevent entry of illegal immigrants

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration, Police and Interior Affairs
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Enforcement actions
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Inspector-General of Police

Overview: Bukit Aman will step up operations at the country’s borders and entry points during the recovery movement control order (MCO) phase. There will be more joint operations with the Armed Forces, Immigration Department and the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency to hunt down and arrest human traffickers.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/06/08/recovery-mco-bukit-aman-stepping-up-efforts-to-prevent-illegal-immigrants-from-entering-malaysia

Type of Justification: No justification given
Evidence/Justification: The Inspector-General of Police said this was to prevent illegal immigrants from entering Malaysia.