Action To Be Taken Against Employer Who Abused Maid - Rohani

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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) -- The government will ensure that appropriate action is taken against the employer who allegedly abused an Indonesian maid resulting in her death, so that justice is served.

While expressing her sadness and sympathies for the victim, Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said the government would not tolerate such inhumane and demeaning conduct.

"Malaysia is a sovereign state where human rights are respected. The Malaysian Constitution guarantees the rights to be safe and protected at all times, regardless if you are a local citizen of a foreigner," she said in a statement today.

She was commenting on the case of Adelina Lisio, 28, who died at Bukit Mertajam Hospital on Sunday after she was believed to have been abused in a house at Taman Kota Permai 2, Bukit Mertajam, Penang.

According to reports, several neighbours alleged that the woman was forced to sleep with a Rottweiler at the car porch for over a month, before she was rescued on Saturday.....
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