Another Rohingya held in Malaysia

Another Rohingya held in Malaysia

Thai police show the image of Murabaek Suson, an illegal Rohingya immigrant who was arrested in Kedah state, Malaysia. (Photo by Assawin Pakkawan)
Thai police show the image of Murabaek Suson, an illegal Rohingya immigrant who was arrested in Kedah state, Malaysia. (Photo by Assawin Pakkawan)

SONGKHLA: An illegal Rohingya migrant fleeing a detention camp in Thailand has been arrested in Malaysia.

Thai police said on Thursday Murabaek Suson, 17, was captured by Malaysian authorities in Kedah state and wouldl be sent to Thailand.

Thai security authorities are going after 16 more who fled the camp in Sadao district on Wednesday. One was apprehended hours after the escape.

The rest might have crossed the border to Malaysia or hidden in the jungle between the two countries.


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