fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

“They’re not cows or chickens!” M’sians Enraged After Seeing Foreign Workers ‘Caged’ In Lorry

Published

Pjimage 2021 06 14T100424
Source: Shahanim Mohammad Yusoff|Facebook & Berita Harian

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

On 13 June, Sungai Petani UMNO division chief, Dato’ Shahanim Mohammad Yusoff posted a picture on her Facebook to show how foreign workers were being transported after testing positive for Covid-19. In her posting, she mentioned how many factories are still open in the area despite the full Movement Control Order (FMCO) and how the government only cares about profits, not the rakyat.

193558179 4776977198984703 988900248109856225 N

“Look at how their boss brings them. It’s like a lorry bringing cows or chickens.”

Over on Twitter, Malaysians called out the boss and demanded the Malaysian Immigration Department to take action towards them for treating the workers in such a manner.

Ezgif.com Gif Maker 2021 06 14T094111.238

“Bringing them in lorries is so inhumane! They are human beings and in NO WAY lesser than any of us.”

Ezgif.com Gif Maker 2021 06 14T094541.765

“This angers me to the bone. They may be immigrants but they’re human beings looking to survive. They contribute so much to our country and deserve at least an ounce of respect.”

Ezgif.com Gif Maker 2021 06 14T094812.637

“This is going viral on Facebook but are they seriously treating the workers like this? They’re not cows or chickens. Is their blood and our blood different in any way?”

Berita Harian reported that a chicken processing factory in Sungai Lalang, Bedong, Kedah was detained after allowing its employees who tested positive for Covid-19 to board a lorry in large numbers.  A total of 48 workers who had just worn pink bracelets were found boarding a truck to return to their hostel.

Kuala Muda District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Adzli Abu Shah said the police managed to track down the lorry after multiple videos and pictures from the incident went viral on social media.

“It is believed that the factory’s employer arranged three trips for the lorry to bring all 135 Covid-19 positive employees,” he said.

The lorry driver was given a summon for an offence under Section 23 (2) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for using a driving vehicle license (LKM) for other purposes. The factory management is also being investigated under Section 22 (b) of Act 342 for failing to comply with an order issued by an authorised officer and Section 270 of the Penal Code for negligent acts that may spread life-threatening diseases.

Let us know what you think about this issue!

 

Also read: Malaysia Cracks Down On Undocumented Workers, To Deport 7,200 Back To Indonesia

Immigrantwob

Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter


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



Just In

Ft Ismail Ft Ismail
News5 hours ago

“I want us to think of this gov’t as a family” – PM Tells Public Servants To Defend Gov’t Against Fake News

Following the spread of accusations and fake news over the past few months, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob...

Collage Abuse Collage Abuse
News8 hours ago

M’sian Mother Reports Her Son’s Abuse After Seeing Heartbreaking Video Of Nanny Hitting Him

One of the many difficult things about being a working parent is figuring out how to take care of the...

My Post 1 61 My Post 1 61
News8 hours ago

12yo Kelantan Girl Dies From Allegedly Being Struck By Lightning While Using Her Phone

A 12-year-old girl is believed to have died after being struck by lightning while using her smartphone in her home...

My Post 1 60 My Post 1 60
News10 hours ago

Kuantan Student’s Hair & Uniforms Cut Up While She Slept, PDRM Investigates Alleged Bullying Case

Another case of bullying has been going viral on Facebook, this time in Kuantan, Pahang. Based on a report by...

Collage Muay Thai Collage Muay Thai
News1 day ago

Thai Boxer Dies From Brain Haemorrhage In A Muay Thai Match In Kelantan

There is a fine line to tread when it comes to sports that require their players to be violent. Too...

Ft Merdeka Ft Merdeka
News1 day ago

KL Mayor Unhappy That Businesses Are Still Not Flying The Jalur Gemilang, Urges Them To Do So

As Merdeka Day approaches, many business and homes often take the time to decorate their premises with the Jalur Gemilang...

Scam Scam
News2 days ago

More M’sians Are Receiving Scam Invites Asking Them To Travel To Cambodia

Recently, many job scam cases are happening in the country Cambodia, and many people from Taiwan, China, the Philippines and...

Feat Image Earthquake Kundasang Feat Image Earthquake Kundasang
News2 days ago

Tremors Felt At Kundasang & Ranau As Sabah Was Hit With Minor Earthquake Measuring 3.1 On The Richter Scale

Malaysia is generally safe from natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcano eruptions (because we don’t have any) due to...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY