3 men detected swimming from Malaysia to Singapore arrested

3 men detected swimming from Malaysia to Singapore arrested
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Three men aged between 22 and 29 were arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore on Saturday (Dec 9).

Officers from Singapore's Police Coast Guard detected the three swimmers heading towards Singapore from Malaysia at 10.58pm, said the police in a statement today.

The trio were intercepted at 11.22pm and arrested.

Under the Immigration Act, the penalties for illegal entry are a jail term of up to six months plus a minimum of three strokes of the cane.

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