The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees is concerned there may be vulnerable women and children among the group set for repatriation back to Myanmar.
The phone's owner told reporters that the suspect's face "was plastered on the screen. It was hilarious."
Amnesty International condemned the penalties, which also apply to children, as "cruel and inhuman."
Melioidosis is thought to infect 160,000 people every year. Half of them don’t survive.
The blaze was one of the worst fires in Malaysia in the past two decades.
The travel ban may prevent visa lottery winners from being able to apply for green cards.
Device was not dangerous and suspect with "mental health issues" in custody, police said.