KUALA LUMPUR - An Australian politician was to be deported from Malaysia on Saturday after immigration officials detained him in Kuala Lumpur for being a security risk, police said.
Officials took custody of Seanator Nick Xenophon shortly after he arrived at the international airport early Saturday.
"He will be held at the airport before he is deported back to Australia some time Saturday night," said Hisan Hamzah, the police chief of Selangor state, which has jurisdiction over the airport.
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