Tan Sri and wife arrested for abusing their 3 domestic workers

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KUALA LUMPUR: A Tan Sri and his wife were today remanded for nine hours today for allegedly abusing their three foreign maids at their bungalow in Kajang recently.

Kajang police chief Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof said the two suspects were arrested at 8am and immediately taken to the Magistrate’s Court in Kajang for remand application.

The nine-hour remand order on the couple, which ended at 5pm, was issued by Magistrate Nor Afidah Idris, he said.

Yesterday, police recorded the statements from all the maids, aged between 25 and 41.

They have been placed under witness protection.

Last Friday, the three women claimed they were slapped and punched by their employers. They later escaped and sought help at their embassy.