A massive operation was conducted early Tuesday morning in Jalan Imbi following last Saturday’s police attack.
- Chinese workers working at several construction sites in the city
- Said to display bad habits – drunkenness, gambling, urinating in public, noise disturbance, damaging public property
- 28 other foreign workers found without valid travel documents
The joint operation involved more than 70 enforcement officers from the Immigration Department, Royal Malaysia Police and Kuala Lumpur City Hall.
A total of 157 foreigners, mostly Chinese nationals, were inspected during the operation.
Twenty-eight people were found without valid travel documents, including 12 Indian nationals, seven Nepalis and nine Bangladeshis.
Meanwhile, local residents living in the area have revealed that the Chinese nationals living there have displayed bad habits such as drunkenness, noise disturbance and urinating in public.
The Chinese workers, who are believed to be working at several construction sites in the city, also have shown a culture of gambling, public disturbances and damaging public property.
In the 10.30pm incident last Saturday. a police patrol team was checking on gambling activity in front of the contract workers’ lodgings in Jalan Imbi when the policemen were attacked by about 30 workers from China.
The police were forced to fire shots in the air to control the situation. Eight suspects, including two women, were remanded.
Earlier report: Nov 13, Chinese Nationals Attack Cops in Gambling Raid Gone Awry