The girl was to have wed a 20 year-old man on Wednesday but police and an activist stopped the ceremony before getting state Islamic religious officers to meet the bride’s father to call it off.
Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu warns that the Rohingyas may accept whatever extremist views if they feel that is their only way to achieve victory and return to their homeland.
In May, the United Nations said it had struck an outline deal with Myanmar aimed at eventually allowing them to return.
Malaysian Trades Union Congress says refugees should not be allowed to stay longer than three months, and that it is time for the government to ratify UN’s 1951 Refugee Convention.
The UN goodwill ambassador says Malaysia has done amazing work to help the Rohingya face suffering and oppression in Myanmar.
The insurgent group, Arsa, communicates its needs to Rohingya in Malaysia on a WhatsApp channel and they send money to buy weapons with which to fight the Myanmar security forces, says a well-placed source.
Minister Shahidan Kassim says any such plan may discourage them from returning to their original country or settling in a third country.
"They would love to send out boats of Rohingya."
They are frustrated that she has not taken any initiative to ensure full and equal citizenship rights for the Rohingyas.
Klang MP Charles Santiago hopes Myanmar government will not use foreign ministers' meeting in Yangon next week to cover up atrocities against Rohingyas.