Recall Indonesian ambassador

Migrant Care called on the Indonesian government to embark on a more assertive role.

"This includes recalling its Indonesian ambassador to Malaysia and asking the Malaysian ambassador to Indonesia to leave the republic.

"Furthermore, it urges Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to openly protest Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak's handling of the rape cases against Indonesian migrant domestic workers at the upcoming Asean Summit," it said.

The three-day Asean Summit will be held in Cambodia beginning tomorrow and it will be attended by US President Barack Obama.

Yesterday, it was reported that the three accused Nik Sin Mat Lazim, 33, Syahiran Romly, 21, and Remmy Anak Dana, 25, were charged at the Butterworth Sessions Court with raping and had her perform unnatural sex.

They were charged under Section 376 and 377C of the Penal Code with each carrying  a maximum 20 years' jail term and whipping if convicted.

It was also reported that DPPs Suhaimi Ibrahim and Nurashikin Mokhtar had objected to the request for bail.- malaysiakini