Na Sa Ka Announces 5 Year Jail Terms for Illegal Expat Workers
Maung Daw, June 9: Burmese authorities have announced that people returning to their native lands after working in foreign countries will receive at least 5 years in jail, reports our correspondent from the border area.
Though officially not available, the news of this announcement is common over the Bangladesh-Burma border area, it was learnt.
Due to this news, many Burmese Muslims of Bu-thee-daung and Maung-daw who returned
from Middle Eastern Countries dare not enter
In previous days, illegal workers who worked in Middle Eastern Countries could peacefully return to their residences by paying kyat 2 million each to the Na Sa Ka authority, said the sources.
Burmese Muslims living at the Bu-thee-daung
and Maung-daw areas of
Nearly 20 thousand Burmese Muslims holding Bangladeshi
passports are now working in
In the same way that Burmese Muslims of Arakan State are getting richer by working in foreign countries, the Na Sa Ka officials are also making huge sums of money from these expatriate Burmese Muslims. #
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