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Immigration Officer Taken Off Duty After He Was Caught Assaulting A Foreigner On Camera

The incident happened in Johor Bahru.

Cover image via Ranendra Bhattacharyya (edited)

An immigration officer has been removed from active duty after he was caught on camera assaulting a foreigner over the counter

The Star Online reported that the incident happened at around 9am today, 30 May, at the immigration office in Wisma Persekutuan, Johor Bahru. 

A 10-second clip shows the officer smacking the foreigner across the head with an object while instructing him to place his hand on a scanner. The officer could also be heard berating the foreigner.

According to Harian Metro, the foreigner is a Burmese national. 

Wisma Persekutuan Johor Bahru, the place where the incident is reportedly to have taken place.

Image via Mapio

Apart from being removed from duty, the officer in question will also face disciplinary action

"We will not tolerate any action or behaviour that destroys the department's image," Johor Immigration Department director Datuk Rohaizi Bahari said in a report by Harian Metro

You can watch the clip here:

Please gomen of Malaysia , this is a disgusting display of authority. “Layanan oleh pegawai immigration kepada perkerja asing. “Di immigration johor bahru. 30.05.2018”

Posted by Ranendra Bhattacharyya on Tuesday, 29 May 2018

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