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Malaysia tells foreign workers to respect laws or face consequences

Published on Aug 29, 2014 9:58 AM

KULAIJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Foreign workers have been warned to respect Malaysian laws or face stern action, said Johor police chief Senior Deputy Comm Datuk Mohd Mohktar Mohd Shariff.

He said rioting and public disorder by foreign workers would not be tolerated and the police would not hesitate to make arrests.

"You came to this country to work. You have to respect the laws and the police will not tolerate any nonsense," he said after a meeting with the management of JCY HDD Technology Sdn Bhd on Thursday.

He said the management of the electronics manufacturing company had held discussions with its foreign workers, witnessed by officials from several foreign embassies, to resolve the problems that culminated in a riot at the Kelapa Sawit industrial area here on Tuesday.

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