10 Jun '11, 10am

Indonesian maid in Malaysia may have starved to death, having not been fed for several months: Report

PETALING JAYA - The Indonesian maid whose death last weekend is threatening to scupper a Malaysian-Indonesian deal on domestic workers may have starved to death, The Star reported yesterday. There has been no official word on the cause of the death of Isti Komariyah, 26, but the Malaysian newspaper, quoting unidentified sources, said that the domestic helper was in an emaciated state when observed by medical examiners. "She was very thin and it is likely that she was not fed for several months," said the source. Ms Isti was declared dead upon arrival at University Malaya Medical Centre on Sunday morning. An initial examination found bruises and scars on her body. Malaysian police arrested Ms Isti's employers, a couple in their 50s, on Monday as part of their investigations. Jakarta placed a moratorium on any new recruitment of Indonesian domestic workers in June 2009 follo...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110610-0000048/Maid-m...

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