Lumpur, Tues - Member of Parliament for Gaya, Datuk Yong Teck Lee welcomed
the statement by the director of internal security and public order that
the authorities will go after the culprits involved in the Sipadan
said: "For these culprits to be collaborating with foreign criminal
elements to kidnap Malaysians and tourists from our country is tantamount
to treason and ought to be dealt with as harshly as the perpetrators of
the Grik arms heist."
urged the authorities to take immediate and large-scale actions against
illegal immigrants who continue to be threat to national security.
target groups should include the syabu and drug smugglers, identity card
syndicates, leaders of illegal squatters and local collaborators, he said.
need be, the resources of the armed forces should be mobilized to tackle
this 'mother of all threats'," he said.
the presence of the large number of legal foreign workers, Yong said the
government had to step up its administrative capability in order to make
it easier for employers as well as foreign workers to comply with the law
and make it dangerous for the same employers and foreign workers to flout
added: "Henceforth, all legal foreign workers also need to be more
closely regulated and monitored.
throughout the country expect that it is the basic duty of the government
to defend the sovereignty of the country and security of the the people.
expect to see results and actions by the authorities and in return the
people should give fullest co-operation to the authorities."