KOTA KINABALU: A 59-year-old local man was arrested onÂ suspicion of employing foreign nationals without valid work passes as well as
Sabah Criminal Investigation Department chief, Datuk Salehhudin Abdul RahmanÂ said the man was detained in a raid on a premises at a nearby hotel at aroundÂ 4.15 pm yesterday (July 5).
“On inspecting the premises the man, who is believed to be the caretaker ofÂ the place, was detained along with 13 women and one Filipino man. Two of theÂ foreign nationals had passports but another 12 did not have any valid travelÂ documents.
“All the illegals detained were aged between 21 to 49 years,” saidÂ Salehhudin in a statement here today.–BERNAMA