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10,751 illegals deported till July
Published on: Monday, August 11, 2014

Tawau: The Special Federal Task Force in Sabah and Labuan deported 10,751 illegal immigrants between January and July this year.

Its Director Rodzi Md Saad said 75 per cent of them were Filipinos, 20 per cent Indonesians and five per cent other races.

"They were sent back through the Sandakan, Semporna and Tawau ports and airports.

The number of illegal immigrants still being held at the three temporary detention centres in Sabah is 12,412," he told reporters here Sunday.

Meanwhile, he said 84 men and 54 women were detained in an integrated operation on Saturday night.

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