Brunei Deported 9,975 Foreign Nationals In Past Five Years

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Oct 19 (NNN-BB NEWS) – Brunei deported a total of 9,975 foreign nationals back to their home countries, within the five-year period from 2014-2019, for committing various immigration offences, it was reported on Saturday, from the latest statistics from the country’s Department of Immigration and National Registration.

It was also reported that joint raid operations were conducted, by various law enforcement divisions recently, aimed at catching immigration offenders or illegal immigrants, in various places in the country, including shops, restaurants, farms, and rented residential sites.

During these operations conducted this month, the law enforcers also issued summon letters to foreign nationals, caught without valid or doubtful travel documents. Some were brought in for questioning or further investigation.

The country’s Department of Immigration and National Registration stated that, foreigners who are found to have violated the law will be blacklisted and not permitted to re-enter the country.– NNN-BB NEWS