Myvi Driver Tried To Smuggle A Man From Singapore To Malaysia In Her Car Boot

The ICA has since stressed that they take attempts to enter or depart Singapore illegally very seriously.

Cover image via Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (Edited by SAYS)

We have all heard crazy stories of the sheer determination of Myvi drivers

Just a couple of weeks ago, on 24 July, a Myvi made its way through a flood in Rawang, while other vehicles hardly moved.

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On 5 August, two Malaysian women were arrested for attempting to smuggle a man out of Singapore by hiding him in their Myvi

The car was was driven by a 28-year-old woman, accompanied by a 33-year-old passenger.

While conducting checks, officers discovered a man hiding in the car boot

"The illegal passenger was not in possession of any travel document. He was later established to be a 31-year-old Bangladeshi national", Singapore's Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) said in a press release.

The ICA has since stressed that illegal attempts to enter or depart Singapore are taken very seriously

The penalty for illegal departure is a fine of up to SGD1,000 (about RM3,033), a jail term of up to six months, or both.

Offenders who convey prohibited immigrants out of Singapore will also face a jail term of two to five years, and a minimum of three strokes of the cane.

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