The Star Online | 22 june 2018
PETALING JAYA: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran (pic) said the Government has suspended the system currently in place for the recruitment of migrant workers from Bangladesh.
“This suspension will last until a full investigation has been completed into allegations that a syndicate was operating it as a human trafficking scheme to exploit these workers,” he told The Star yesterday.
“The previous administration managed the whole recruitment process like a business aimed at benefiting certain individuals,” Kulasegaran alleged.
He said the whole process was “a total mess” that had resulted in the migrant workers paying exorbitant amounts of money to several middlemen in both Bangladesh and Malaysia.