Turkish asylum seeker deported as police had evidence, says PM

Kow Gah Chie & Lu Wei Hoong

Modified 30 Aug 2019, 3:30 pm

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the police had basis to detain and deport Turkish chemistry teacher Arif Komis and his family members.

"They had evidence to make them form the view that these people should not stay in the country," he told a press conference after chairing Pakatan Harapan presidential council meeting today.

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