HK resident returns safely

May 10, 2023

One more Hong Kong resident who had sought help from the Immigration Department safely returned to the city, the Security Bureau said today.


The assistance seeker in relation to employment fraud in Southeast Asian countries returned to Hong Kong from Myanmar via the Mainland today.


The return was secured with the aid of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Chinese Embassy in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the relevant public security authority and the Hong Kong & Macao Affairs Office of the People's Government of Yunnan Province, the bureau's dedicated task force and the Hong Kong SAR Government’s Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office in Guangdong.


So far, 22 assistance seekers have returned to Hong Kong under the task force's co-ordination.


The bureau urged citizens to contact the Immigration Department as soon as possible if they know or have received information of victims in need of help.


They may call the department's Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit 24-hour hotline at (852) 1868, phone the 1868 hotline by network data via the department's mobile app, send messages to the 1868 WhatsApp assistance hotline or submit an Online Assistance Request Form.

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