139 grave sites, 28 trafficking camps found in Perlis

Malaysian police have discovered 139 graves of various sizes, 28 trafficking camps and one badly decomposed body in Wang Kelian during a two-week special ops which began on May 11, according to New Straits Times.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the a team from police forensic and Health Department have been deployed to the 11km-discovery site to exhume the graves, believed to be of illegal immigrants, which was found near to the camps on peak of Gunung Perlis since early Monday.

He said police are making necessary preparations should there are remains found in the graves.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, meanwhile, assured that the government will find those responsible behind the mass graves purportedly containing victims of human trafficking in Perlis.

Najib said he was deeply concerned about the graves found on Malaysian soil purportedly connected to people smuggling activities.

“We will find those responsible,” he vowed in his latest posting in Twitter and Facebook.