17 Malaysian nationals rescued by NBI, Malaysian police

17 Malaysian nationals rescued by NBI, Malaysian police

By Benjamin Cuaresma

KAWIT, Cavite — Seventeen Malaysian nationals were rescued by local police and the members of the Royal Malaysian Police from a foreign-owned company here on Saturday, May 13, 2023.

The foreigners who were rescued were identified as Steven Sim Vui Leong, Kong Seeing Hock, Lai Yen Fan, Tiu Yong Yong, Tommy Wong Chiong Ming, Jane Liong Siew Jiun, Chua Wei Tung, Ang Kian Long, Antonio Alex Samuel, Stephen Pang Ying Kwong, Simon Chee Yung Fock, Stephanie Sim Do Do, William Law Hing Liong, Bong Ju Fong, Algyen David, Yaw You Ming, and Jalan Rambai Paya Terubong.

According to the report from PSSg Mark Anthony Dealca of the Kawit Police Station, their office received a complaint stating that the foreign nationals, who were all Malaysian nationals, were in poor condition at their place of work and were being prevented from leaving.

Due to the complaint and coordination with the Directorate for Intelligence, a joint operation was conducted by the Regional Intelligence Division (RID) 4A led by Police Lt. Colonel Melvin Montante, the Police Intelligence Unit (PIU) Cavite PPO, Kawit Police, and the Royal Malaysian Police Attache at Klaire One Corp in Barangay Congbalay, Kawit, Cavite.

They successfully rescued the seventeen Malaysian nationals who are now under the care of the Malaysian Embassy, located in Salcedo Village, Makati City.


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