19 Nov '11, 12pm

Average Of Five Foreign Workers Go Missing Each Week In S'pore: Channel NewsAsia #Singapore

SINGAPORE: Over the last three years, about five foreign workers go missing each week on average. On Saturday morning, Channel NewsAsia was at the scene when an employer who found his missing worker, handed him over to the police. Once they saw the missing foreign worker, employer James Ng's staff held on to him while security personnel called the police. Mr Ng then took a photo as evidence. Shortly after, six officers arrived in three police cars to conduct investigations. Mr Ng said his 42-year-old worker is from Anhui, China, and had run away from his dormitory in Geylang in April. Mr Ng alleged that his worker had gone to work illegally for another construction company. The worker was interrogated for three hours at Jurong industrial estate before he was brought to the police station. He is expected to be deported within a week. Mr Ng said employers are liable for miss...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

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