Malaysiakini
NEWS

Singaporean's detention by M'sian authorities was illegal, court decides

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Published
Modified 5 May 2021, 9:38 am

A senior Singaporean citizen has obtained a court declaration that his 13-day detention by Malaysian Immigration authorities in 2018 was illegal.

Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Noorin Badaruddin yesterday allowed 63-year-old Wong Chun Khuen’s legal challenge against his detention by the Johor Immigration Department from March 14 to 26 that year.

Speaking to Malaysiakini today, the retired senior engineer’s lawyer...

All Access Plan
starting from

~RM12

per month
Subscribe Now
You can cancel anytime.
Get unlimited access to our articles on web and apps
Add comments to our articles
Bookmark articles to read later
We accept
Student or Senior Citizen? Get a special rateGroup / Institutional / Corporate Plans
Already Subscribed?
Sign In