Nigerians living in Malaysia were arrested in Kajang and Puchong on the June 16th. The raids started at 10.30pm by the Immigration Department in Kajang that most of the Nigerians and other Africans living in the area were involved in different social vices which includes Cultism and Cybercrime
Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud, who supervised the arrest, said that many officers were wounded during the operation due to some illegals who refused to coperate.
According to Khairul Dzaimee, there were 118 foreigners at the first raid at an apartment area with 90 illegals from Nigeria (78), the Philippines (6), Pakistan (1), India (1) and four children, aged one to three, whose nationality were not disclosed.
Also in Puchong, 40 illegal immigrants from Sierra Leone (23), Nepal (8), Tanzania (1), Guinea (3) and Kenya (1), Myanmar (2) and Nigeria (2) were arrested.