Rohingya Muslims being sent back to Myanmar’s Rakhine state after being detained at sea en route to Malaysia in November last year. 2018. Photo: AFP

Militant Rohingya group raises funds in Malaysia by extorting money from Muslim refugees

  • The arrest of four Rohingyas, including one believed to have links to a pro-Isis terror cell, has uncovered an extortion racket operating in seven states
  • While Malaysia has called for justice for the persecuted minority group, the realisation that some members could be a security threat has caused disquiet
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Rohingya Muslims being sent back to Myanmar’s Rakhine state after being detained at sea en route to Malaysia in November last year. 2018. Photo: AFP
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