MALACCA: Two Africans were acting aggressively and struggled with Immigration officers during an operation.
They punched and thrown a chair at an officer who suffered injuries to the left side of his knee, ribs and arm. Both men tried to run but were detained by the other officers in the area.
The incident occurred on the night of December 15 2011 after officers approached a group of Africans at a restaurant.
Some of the enforcement officers were also injured while arresting seven Africans in the operation in the city comprised of six Nigerians and one South African.
Three were holding fake documents and the others didn’t have any documents. A Proton Saga was also seized in the operation.
One day later in Hulu Langat, the residents of Sri Lavender Apartment, Sungai Chua here immediately reported the disorderly Africans in their area that allowed the authority to arrest a total of 21 foreigners, including 11 Africans without valid travel documents.
Apartments here have become the new location for so many suspicious Africans and other foreigners to gather this year before they were stormed by enforcement officers.
He said the operation was to detect those who do not have a passport and committed other offences.
During the inspection, enforcement officers had to break certain doors when most foreigners refused to cooperate and does not respect the laws of this country.
The results of the inspection, 21 of whom consists of 11 Nigerians, 7 Bangladeshis, and 3 Libyans were arrested for not having passports and only had student cards.
The cards shown also failed to prove its authenticity.