PUTRAJAYA: A special team will be set up to investigate syndicates issuing false identity cards in Sabah.
This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman in a joint statement in conjunction with the meeting of the steering committee on the Management of Foreign Nationals in Sabah (JKPWAS-Induk), held in Putrajaya today.
The statement said that the government viewed seriously cases of false identity cards being issued and distributed by certain syndicates.
In order to intensify enforcement, the government via the Committee on the Management of Foreign Nationals in Sabah (JKPWAS) decided on the formation of a special team to investigate the matter in detail, especially recent cases in Sandakan and Tawau.
“A more comprehensive investigation must be initiated until the individuals acting as the real masterminds can be identified and legal action taken,” the statement said. Read more