Cops face rape charges amid rising anti-Malaysia sentiment in Indonesia
two types of jungle law in malaysia..???.....whether the accused is in the picture on the right is also a black sheep..????
Three policemen were charged in a Penang court today with raping an Indonesian restaurant worker in a police station there, in a case that has reignited anti-Malaysia feelings in Indonesia.
Constables Sin Mat Lazim, 33, Syahiran Ramli, 21, and Remy Anak Pana, 21, pleaded not guilty when the charges under Section 376 of the Penal Code were read out to them at the Sessions Court in Butterworth this afternoon.
They were also charged with forcing the 25-year-old Indonesian woman to perform oral sex on them — a crime under Section 377C of the Penal Code — at Room 4 of the Prai police station barracks between 6.40am and 7.30am on November 9.
The trio could be jailed up to 20 years and whipped if convicted.
Last Friday, a 25-year-old Indonesian woman had sought the help of Bukit Mertajam Barisan Nasional coordinator Lau Chiek Tuan to lodge a police report alleging that she was gang-raped by three policemen at the Prai police station.
The restaurant worker claimed that she was taken to the police station after she was stopped by a police patrol car near Megamall Pinang shopping complex at around 6.30am while travelling in a taxi.
She alleged that she was taken to the Prai police station after she showed a photocopy of her passport and the police refused to accept it.
She claimed that she was taken to a room at the police station where she was raped by three policemen.
Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman has condemned the alleged rapes as despicable and inhuman acts and pledged full government cooperation in a bid to placate rising dissatisfaction from the Southeast Asian giant over ill treatment of its citizens here.
Anti-Malaysian emotions that had been simmering in Indonesia flared up again this week after a second Indonesian, a 15-year-old maid was reported raped by her male employer on Sunday three months after being hired.
A group of Indonesians were reported to have protested outside the Jakarta home of the Malaysian ambassador to Indonesia three days ago to demonstrate their unhappiness with Southeast Asia’s third biggest economy.
The group, said to represent Indonesian nationalist movement, Benteng Demokrasi Rakyat (Bendera), were reported to have carried placards that read, “Evict the Malaysian ambassador, Crush and Fight Malaysia” and burnt the Malaysian flag.
Bendera had threatened to attack and invade Malaysia in 2009, as part of its “Ganyang Malaysia (Crush Malaysia)” agenda, over territorial ownership of culture, oil, islands and treatment of its migrant workers.
The term “Ganyang” was first used in 1963 when then Indonesian President Sukarno opposed the merger of Malaya with Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore, resulting in the undeclared armed conflict known as the Confrontation or “Konfrontasi”.
This Indonesian lady have the right to sue for her Civil Right and the first defendence should be Home Minister which oversee the police force.
Can we trust the force anymore? It proves again....never follow them back to the Balai.
Its a disgusting, unforgivable and inhumane act, worst still committed by Uniformed Royal Police Force personnel. What ashame...the whole Department has to be accounted for such dispicable act. Its a Total Abuse of Authority and Uncivilization!! Its time to revamp the selection of Personnel.
Irene Fernandez has been the voice for foreigners and refugees mis-treated by our authorities yet PERKOSA wants to exile her. It is clear that these empty heads do not respect human values or any law. It is time we award her a "Tan Sri" for her unselfish and bold service to Malaysians and our guest workers.
The ones guilty must be sentenced accordingly..but i think the indonesian media should also highlight those indonesian who always do crime like robbery and so on..how many malaysian have been robbed by them!
Even the PM is hiding when there's trouble...
Our home minister is doing nothing and busy spying opposition parties, providing doubtful crime statistic some more.
We need to UBAH the whole govt. Revamp it...!!!! We need to clean up Malaysia's good name. Rakyat had enough of 55 years of poor ruling.