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SHAH ALAM: Police will leave it to the courts to decide if a Datin who pleaded guilty to abusing her Indonesian maid fails to turn up for her case on Thursday. Selangor Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief senior assistant commissioner Fadzil Ahmat said police had already issued the court notice ...
Transgender women in Indonesia fear they'll lose their jobs and income in the wake of recent police raids that shut several beauty salons in the conservative Aceh province. Several salons there remain closed more than a month after the raids, and some trans women have fled to Jakarta in fear.

CO, Sumenep - The Sumenep Police, Madura, East Java, arrested two men, RL and AJ, suspected to be drug dealers of crystal methamphetamine type. "Both were arrested on the riverbank in Kebun Agung Village on Friday night," Sumenep Police Head of Public Relations Abd. Mukid said in Sumenep on ...
The team, which was supported by the Bali Police and the Ngurah Rai Customs Office, found the small drugs factory located in a two-story house on Jl. ... “We confiscated around 30 kg gorilla tobacco ready to be distributed across Indonesia via an online shop, as well as production equipment,” Asep said.
Indonesian police on Friday caught an illegal wildlife trafficker in possession of a large haul of exotic and endangered creatures. Footage showed the unidentified suspect being taken in for questioning in Probolinggo, East Java. The clip also showed some of the creatures the individual was attempting to ...
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Datin, who failed to turn up in court for a review of her sentence for abusing her Indonesian maid, has been located. Police said they managed to get in touch with her through her lawyer. Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Mazlan Mansor said ...

Transgender women in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province are losing their jobs and incomes in the wake of police raids that saw several beauty salons shut down. Several salons in northern Aceh remain closed more than a month after the raids, and some trans women who worked there have fled to ...
KUCHING: Three Indonesian men, including two believed to be Indonesian National Army (TNI) personnel, were detained by the police in the wee ... the two suspects on the scene, another two men came in a four-wheel drive (Mitsubishi Pajero) from the direction of Lundu heading to Indonesia border, said ...
A luxury yacht linked to allegations that $4.5 billion was looted from Malaysia's state investment fund 1MDB is being handed over to the FBI, which is probing the scandal, Indonesian police said on March 8. U.S. and Indonesian authorities last week searched the Cayman Island-registered Equanimity, ...
PETALING JAYA: Indonesian police have denied that they found RM1 billion in cash on board the 1Malaysia Development Bhd-linked luxury yacht Equanimity. Its Criminal Investigation Department chief Ari Dono Sukmanto said news on police recovering the money was fake. It was started by a blog in ...
The police are investigating if the yacht's crew had violated immigration procedures to enter Indonesian waters and are looking into the purpose of the ... Rando Purba, the lawyer of the yacht's crew, said his clients deny the allegation that they tried to avoid FBI pursuit, saying the yacht entered Indonesia ...
BALIKPAPAN, Indonesia: A human leg and arm have been found inside the belly of a huge crocodile suspected of mauling a man to death in Borneo, Indonesian police said on Friday (Mar 2). Authorities shot and killed the six-metre-long crocodile close to a riverbank where a local palm oil plantation ...
A spokesman for the family of an indigenous Papuan teenager who died after 24 hours in Indonesian police custody said that the 17-year-old had multiple bruises and injuries on his body and that it doesn't accept the police explanation he was killed by alcohol poisoning. The teenager, Rico Ayomi, died ...
Viral video of woman badly beaten: Police deny claims it is Indonesian maid, Adelina [NSTTV] ... The victim could be seen crying and begging for mercy from the woman, and many had jumped to conclusion that it was that of Indonesian maid, Adelina Lisao, 26, who died following repeated abuse by her ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Several Indonesian celebrities have been arrested by authorities for drug possession. The latest arrest was made on the family members of dangdut singer Elvy Sukaesih. Head of South Jakarta Police's narcotics unit Vivick Tjangkung stated that there are three types of narcotics that ...
A police witness has told a Malaysian court that there is no video evidence showing an Indonesian woman smearing a nerve agent on the face of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader as part of an airport attack that killed him. Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam were charged last year ...
And last month, Indonesian police arrested 12 transgender women in Aceh, shaved their heads and beat them in an effort “to turn them into men”. ... The Depok Mayor said his force will include police officers, 200 members of community organisations, and religious leaders from 63 villages in his district.

JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities early Tuesday (Feb 20) seized 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine hidden on a ship in their second major drug bust this month, officials said. Customs inspectors said they spotted the vessel between Indonesia's Sumatra island and Singapore and reported it to police.
JAKARTA — Police in Indonesia have arrested and charged four farmers with the killing of an orangutan found shot more than 100 times. Investigators in East Kalimantan province, in Indonesian Borneo, detained the four men on Feb. 15 and charged ... (Many Indonesians go by one name.) As part of the ...
Didi said regional police and Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) with local people made efforts to extinguish the fires. Luckily, the ... "We expect the assistance from police to prevent and punish the culprits behind the land and forest fires," Head of West Kalimantan's BPBD, TTA Nyarong said. Nyarong said ...
Aceh is the only province in Indonesia that administers some areas of Islamic law. “Valentine's Day reflects a culture which is not in line with Aceh's and Islamic law,” he said in a statement, the Straits Times reported. These bans come following the news that the Indonesian government was preparing to put ...
KUPANG, East Nusa Tenggara: Two people have been arrested in Indonesia on human trafficking charges in connection with the death of a maid allegedly abused by her employer in Malaysia, police and a lawmaker said Thursday. Indonesian authorities said the employment recruiters - an unidentified ...
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police believe they will wrapped up the investigations into the death of an Indonesian maid - allegedly from repated abuse by her local employers - soon. This follows the arrest of a 60-year-old woman and her children, aged 36 and 39 recently. State police chief Datuk A Thaiveegan ...
Police in eastern Indonesia have arrested two Chinese men for illegally being in possession of 200 kilos (440 pounds) of turtle shells, which they believe was headed to China. All turtle species are protected under Indonesian law, and the possession or trade in their parts is punishable by up to five years in ...
The Consulate General of Indonesia in Penang has told the police to get to the bottom of the case of the Indonesian maid who died yesterday after being allegedly ... It was reported that Adelina, 21, from Medan, was rescued by police on Saturday following suspected repeated abuse by her employers.
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- A packed tourist bus returning from an outing collided with a motorbike and plunged from a hill on Indonesia's main island of Java after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, killing at least 27 people, police said Sunday. At least 18 others were hospitalized with injuries, some in critical ...
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Indonesian police said on Sunday (Feb 4) they would press ahead with an investigation into officers accused of publicly shaming ... Gay rights activist Hartoyo, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, said the rising sentiment against LGBT people in Aceh could trigger ...
In a statement, they said police fired warning shots during the incident on Saturday. The woman, who was in the crowd, died from a gunshot to the head. Conflicts between indigenous Papuans and Indonesian security forces are common in the impoverished region, which Indonesia annexed more than half ...
Deputy Police Commissioner Sangaji told the ABC that the trans women, who are known as waria (literally woman/man) in Indonesia, are a dangerous threat to Aceh. "People don't want the transvestite population to grow like in other areas," he said. "North Aceh, as the verandah of Mecca, is the barometer ...
"The North Aceh police should immediately and unconditionally release the 12 trans women and Indonesia's National Police Commission should start an investigation into the incident," he said. Tunggal Pawestri, an Indonesian human rights activist, told CNN it was "crystal clear" police had violated the ...
"Cutting the hair of those arrested to 'make them masculine' and forcing them to dress like men are forms of public shaming and amount to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, in contravention of Indonesia's international obligations," Amnesty International Indonesia's Executive Director Usman Hamid ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei police raided a slaughterhouse in the city's Taishan District (泰山) Tuesday (Jan. 16) and detained 85 foreign workers for questioning, mainly Vietnamese and Indonesian nationals, the largest number of foreign laborers working illegally arrested in one raid in over a ...
At a bird-singing competition in Surabaya on Sunday afternoon, an organizer claims to have tried to cool down the contest's heated atmosphere with a sexy dance stunt that quickly went viral on social media and has now caught the attention of the police who are investigating it as a possible violation of the ...
Indonesian security force personnel rarely face justice for serious abuses, including killings. In September, a police ethics inquiry ruled that four officers who deliberately fired on Papuan protesters in the Deiyai region on August 1, killing a young man, were guilty of “improper conduct” and ruled that their ...
Bank Indonesia, police prevent bitcoin transactions in Bali Due to the constant fluctuation of the cryptocurrency, digital distribution platform Steam also had to make compromises in terms of purchasing. (Bloomberg/George Frey) ...
A mezzanine floor overlooking the main lobby of the Indonesian Stock Exchange building collapsed on Monday, injuring scores of people, many of them students, under slabs of ... Police cordoned off the complex as people fled the building and the more seriously injured were taken away by stretcher.
A 57-year-old Malaysian man was shot dead by Indonesian police in an anti-drug operation in Medan, Indonesia today. ... Police later arrested three more suspects, all Indonesians - Tan Siong Tiong, 45; Joni @ Aguan, 47; and Susanto @ Santo, 37; and seized an unspecified amount of syabu from them.
Ms Tyas was one of 1,083 victims -- including five minors -- of a human trafficking network that Indonesian police cracked last year. ... via Entikong is a common practice among human traffickers, according to Lalu Muhammad Iqbal, director for protection of Indonesians abroad at the Foreign Ministry.
JAKARTA: Indonesian police Sunday (Jan 7) detained the suspected mother of a newborn baby who was found dead in an aircraft toilet at Jakarta's international Airport. Hani, a 37-year-old migrant worker from Cianjur in West Java, was held soon after arriving from Bangkok at Soekarno-Hatta airport ...
A police officer from the Tabalong precinct in South Kalimantan, identified as Brig. J, has been arrested after allegedly robbing bank employees under his guard. National Police spokesperson Brig. Gen. Muhammad Iqbal confirmed the arrest on Friday.
The site of the first boat accident on New Year's Day 2018. Image: The site of the first boat accident on New Year's Day. At least 13 people have died in a boat accident off the Indonesian island of Sumatra, two days after nine were killed in another ferry tragedy in the archipelago. Police said 55 people were ...
JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities have seized 1.3 tonnes of marijuana and arrested six people in a major drug bust on New Year's Eve, police said on Thursday (Jan 4). Authorities confiscated the drugs at a port near Lampung, on the southern tip of Sumatra island. The bricks of tightly-wrapped cannabis ...
Police in Indonedia have shot dead 79 suspected drug dealers this year. Picture: Lukman S. Bintoro. The number of drug suspects shot dead in 2017 is four times more than the previous year, when only 18 were shot during arrest. It comes as Indonesia's President, police chief and BNN chief, all called on ...
JAKARTA - Indonesia is beefing up its elite Detachment 88 unit in light of increased threats from local and international terror networks, National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian said today (Dec 29). There will be additional 600 policemen assigned to the squad, bringing the total headcount to 1,300.
Indonesian police have appealed for tolerance and respect for other people's religious celebrations after an Islamist group threatened to raid businesses to ... Christmas is widely celebrated across Indonesia and holiday decorations are ubiquitous, especially at shops, restaurants and malls where many ...
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa was honored by the Indonesia National Police (INP) on Wednesday, February 14. Called the "Bintang Bhayangkara Utama," the INP's Medal of Honor was awarded to Dela Rosa during a conferment ceremony at the ...
JAKARTA: A jailed Indonesian drug lord facing execution ran a meth-and-ecstasy ring from behind bars, police said Thursday (Feb 8), as officials ... Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has said the country is facing a "drug emergency" and previously ordered police to shoot drug traffickers who resist arrest.
In 2017, Densus 88 arrested 154 individuals and killed 16 suspects in police raids, and four officers were killed and 14 officers injured. Densus 88 was formed after the 2002 Bali bombing and is Indonesia's premier counter-terrorist unit, having received more than USD200 million in direct funding and ...
A policeman is seen outside the club where police detained 141 men for what they described as a gay prostitution ring, in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 23, 2017. Source: ... Activists reported increasing threats in the wake of anti-LGBT comments, policies and raids by Indonesian authorities throughout 2016.
The Indonesian National Police did not reply to multiple requests for official data on street harassment cases. To discourage sex abuse in public places, the authorities have set aside women-only cars on packed commuter trains and spaces designated for females on public buses, but activists say much ...


 

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