Laughter, hugs, and photograph sessions lent an air of gaiety at the Siem Reap International Airport where the 47 Malaysian detainees departed on charter flight JC International Airlines Co Ltd, and commercial flight AirAsia, with just the clothes on their back, and small plastic bags of tidbits.
Relief and untold immense joy was apparent among the 47 Malaysian detainees who would be making their way home in the next two days, most likely on a chartered plane provided by Cambodia-based JC International Airlines Co Ltd.
It took her sometime to register what was informed to her and she burst up into tears when other reporters called her and told the same.
After 65 days of being held in the Banteay Meanchey provincial prison, some of the 47 detainees finally got to meet their loved ones who flew all the way from Malaysia today.
All 47 Malaysian detainees, now held in Poipet, are set to relay their personal accounts of the arrest to the senior Malaysian Embassy officials who are expected to visit them later today (Feb.12).
Larry Sng Wei Shien, Malaysian parliamentarian, announced that Air Asia is willing to cover the cost of flying all 47 Malaysians currently detained in Poipet, back home. “I received a phone call from an Air…