More Malaysian tabligh members are still stranded in India

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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Foreign Ministry and the Malaysian High Commission in India are working together to repatriate more Malaysian tabligh members who are still stranded in India

Foreign minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein (pix) said in a statement yesterday (July 18) the government would arrange to bring all of them back to Malaysia.

Yesterday Malaysian government brought back home 96 Malaysians from India, 62 of them were tabligh members who were stranded in India since March this year.

Hishammuddin said the 62 tabligh members had been arrested by the Indian authorities for allegedly misusing their social visit visa and conducting religious activities.

“However, most of them had undergone the legal process and were freed of the charge,” Hishammuddin said.

The 96 Malaysians landed at KLIA yesterday were taken to the Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT) in Bandar Enstek, Nilai, Negri Sembilan to undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine.


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