Many Malaysians typically journey to and from Singapore every day and haven’t any downside getting via immigration for essentially the most half. Nonetheless, when you’re not cautious, you may get accused of illegally getting into the nation!
Earlier this week (19th December), a Malaysian Fb person from Johor Bahru shared an sudden downside he encountered at an immigration checkpoint whereas driving to Singapore for work. It’s unclear which checkpoint that is.
His submit interprets,
“In the present day I drove to Singapore for work. I used to be caught on the immigration checkpoint for an hour and had a abdomen ache, so I wanted to go to the bathroom.”
“I bought out of my automotive and walked to the junction. I walked over to the immigration officers, who requested me what I used to be doing. I informed them I used to be having a abdomen ache and wanted to make use of the restroom urgently.”
“Nonetheless, one officer informed me to simply do my enterprise on the bottom as a result of they didn’t wish to take me to the restroom.”
“The officer modified his thoughts, although, and determined to take me to the bathroom however informed me I solely had 5 minutes. It made me really feel like a prisoner.”
“He then took me to the workplace the place he handed me a letter of unlawful entry. I used to be informed I had to return to Malaysia and re-enter Singapore.”
The Fb person then ended his submit with a warning for all Malaysians who wished to enter Singapore, saying,
“Only a warning to pals who’re working in Singapore, when you have a abdomen ache and really feel like that you must relieve your self, don’t stroll to the Singapore facet of the checkpoint and use the bathroom there. Stroll again to the Malaysian facet as an alternative. Don’t let the Singaporean immigration officers embarrass you.”
Nicely, let’s hope he’s extra cautious when travelling to Singapore sooner or later!
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