M'sia revokes 68 passports over ISIS links

Sixty-eight passports belonging to Malaysians who are abroad have been revoked due to the Malaysians' involvement with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said their involvement with the militant group was uncovered by intelligence.

"They no longer have travel documents as Malaysian citizens, and if they return to the country, action in line with the Immigration Act will be initiated against them," Dr Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister, told reporters after opening an Umno meeting yesterday, The Star reported.

He said the passports were cancelled two weeks ago.

Dr Ahmad Zahid had also said that those who had left the country to serve ISIS did not deserve to return.

He said there will be no compromise with those who have betrayed their country and people.