Cops urged to probe claims of ‘slavery’ in Bentong
Photo Gallery1 Photo By FMT Reporters - Mon Nov 05, 6:58 am
- Read full article |
- Comments Off on Cops urged to probe claims of ‘slavery’ in Bentong
- 45 views
A group of workers from India claim they have been mistreated and have not been paid.
PETALING JAYA: A group of Indian workers in Bentong, Pahang, have claimed that they are being held against their will by the agent who brought them to Malaysia.
They said the agent had threatened to send their “dead bodies home”.
In a police report sighted by FMT, P Muniandy, who is the political secretary to minister P Waythamoorthy, urged police to investigate the claims made by the workers in a video which has since gone viral in Malaysia and India.
In the video, the workers, allegedly from Thirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, India, say they were tricked by their agent who held them against their will for four months in Bentong.
One worker says they want Putrajaya and the Tamil Nadu government to help them, as they have not been paid their salaries….