The High Court yesterday ordered the former employers of Indonesian maid Nirmala Bonat to pay her RM129,147.20 in damages for abusing and injuring her 10 years ago.
Judicial Commissioner Siti Khadijah S. Hassan Badjenid allowed the suit filed by Nirmala (pic) and also ordered Yim Pek Ha and her husbnd Hii Ik Ting, as the defendants, to pay RM10,000 in costs to the woman who came from Desa Tuapakas, Kota Kupang, Indonesia.
Siti Khadijah made the decision after Nirmala managed… Read More
(from left) Noorfadilla Ahmad Saikin, lawyer Honey Tan, pupil Arina Ong, Noorfadilla’s husband Izwan, and lawyer Joachim Xavier, after the judgement at the Shah Alam High Court. — Picture courtesy of Honey TanKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 — In a landmark case, the Shah Alam High Court today awarded a woman RM300,000 in damages for breach of her constitutional right to gender equality after the government refused to employ her as a temporary teacher when she became pregnant.
The government… Read More