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Health experts condemn spraying disinfectants on immigration detainees

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Modified 7 Jun 2021, 11:31 pm

Several health experts have taken to Twitter to condemn authorities for spraying disinfectant on undocumented migrants during a raid last night.

This came after authorities purportedly sprayed Dettol disinfectant on immigrants arrested during the raid in Cyberjaya as well as Immigration Department officers participating in the raid.

“This is completely inhuman and harmful behaviour by the authorities,” said paediatrician Dr Amar-Singh HSS, urging the Health Ministry to intervene.

“They are our fellow human beings. The spraying has absolutely no value,” he said.

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