fbpx
Connect with us

News

Bangladeshi Man Caught Trying to Illegally Enter Malaysia By Swimming From Singapore

Published

on

2055Ae50 656F 48Dc A8F9 8Ae9F9C14E6E
Source: ICA Facebook & Today Online

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Kudos to the Singapore ICA for thwarting this bizarre attempt to cross the border!

On 18 August 2020 (Tuesday), a Bangladeshi man was caught trying to enter Malaysia in the most bizarre way: swimming across the Tebrau Straits!

Shared by the official Facebook page of the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA), they detailed that the 35-year-old man from Bangladesh tried to illegally depart Singapore by swimming across the 39 kilometre straits that separate our two borders.

680Abc74 C2D2 4Aed 8C47 847E852C655C

Thankfully, his attempt was foiled by the officers at the Woodlands Checkpoint. According to the ICA, initial investigations revealed that the man is involved in an ongoing police case in Singapore for voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means. Woah, no wonder he’s desperate in leaving the country by all means necessary!

Under the Singapore Immigration Act (Cap 133), illegal departure from the country would bear a punishment of :

  • A fine of up to $2,000, or
  • A jail term of up to six months, or
  • Both of the above.

Currently, travel between Singapore and Malaysia are allowed but with strict restrictions and requirements which you can find out more here.

40Ee4Ef9 0C50 4Afc 8F79 9Cbd39133427

The vigilance of those guarding both the Malaysian and Singaporean border is really commendable, as we may face not just security threats from illegal entry of individuals but also the threat of Covid-19 spread.

 

Also read: Rayhan Kabir Deported & Banned From Re-Entering Malaysia

E99B3990 0F28 480B B258 A53A0C29Ebf2

Source: ICA Facebook
Source: Today Online


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Pjimage 2021 06 16T164217 Pjimage 2021 06 16T164217
News13 hours ago

No More Muhyiddin, PM Will Now Officially Be Addressed As Mahiaddin!

How are Malaysians reacting to this small but significant news? Just one day after his Covid-19 National Recovery Plan, Prime...

Gymm Gymm
News16 hours ago

Man In Penang Opens Gym After Customer Asks Him To, Gets Fined RM10,000

A 58-year-old gym owner in Penang was compounded RM10,000 after his customers requested that he open the gym during the...

Acp Ft 2 Acp Ft 2
News16 hours ago

Klang Man Confiscates Wife’s Phone And Locks Her At Home As She Didn’t Make Breakfast

A man in Klang attempted to lock up his wife in their apartment at Bandar Bukit Tinggi, after becoming infuriated...

Building Building
News18 hours ago

25yo Man In Jinjang Who Lost His Job Rescued After Trying To Jump Off Building

Trigger warning: This article contains elements of suicide and depression which some readers may find disturbing. A 25-year-old man was...

Pjimage 2021 06 16T105046 Pjimage 2021 06 16T105046
News19 hours ago

UPDATE: Chicken Processing Factory Carrying Workers In Lorry Ordered To Close Down

Hopefully, justice will be served! On 14 June, netizens were enraged when images and videos of  Covid-19 positive foreign workers...

Pb Pb
News20 hours ago

Fight Breaks Out Among Group Of People At KL Wholesale Market Due To Misunderstanding

A fight broke out at the KL wholesale market, reportedly due to a misunderstanding over a vegetable basket. The police...

Pjimage 57 Pjimage 57
News1 day ago

MAIWP-Owned Grocery Stores Will Offer Free Sanitary Pads To Help Combat Period Poverty

With so many livelihoods affected by the pandemic, the price of a pack of sanitary pads can be costly for...

Pjimage 59 Pjimage 59
News1 day ago

KPJ Selangor Initiates Programme To Help Bedridden Patients & The Elderly Get Vaccinated

As the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) is gearing up for the second phase which focuses on high-risk groups and...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY