Malaysian fined for overstaying


SOLO (Indonesia): The Malaysian wife of a suspect in the Bali nightclub bombings was convicted yesterday of immigration violations, but prosecutors said her punishment was too lenient. 

The court fined Faridah Abas 6,000,000 rupiah (RM2,850) for overstaying her visa. She will be allowed to remain in Indonesia and apply for a new visa. 

Prosecutors said they planned to appeal the sentence, which could have been five years in jail in addition to the fine. 

The woman's husband, Ali Ghufron, is an Indonesian who goes by the alias Mukhlas and is on trial for allegedly planning and arranging financing for the Oct 12, attacks that killed 202 people on the resort island of Bali. – AP  

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
   

Did you find this article insightful?

Yes
No

Next In Regional

Malaysia initiates legal action against EU over anti-palm oil campaign
'Just Wiki it': the world's favourite online encyclopedia turns 20
Covid-19: Cases up by 3,211, bringing total to 151,066 (updated daily)
Health Ministry: 3,211 new cases, eight fatalities take death toll to 586
Public Bank, Maybank and IHH drag KLCI into the red
HK security chief says communications surveillance can come under security law
Thai protesters scuffle with police, fearing more royal insult charges
Jack Ma’s local bar lacks one thing: its most famous regular
Indonesian influencer slammed for partying after receiving priority Covid-19 vaccine
Palm oil set for worst week in 11 months on weak demand concerns

Stories You'll Enjoy