IPOH, Aug 22 — Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has told state executive committee Paul Yong today to take garden leave after police confirmed that he will be charged for allegedly raping his Indonesian maid tomorrow.
Ahmad Faizal also said that Yong should take a break from all his official duties, including not participating in any meeting which requires a decision-making process until the trial is complete.
“His performance as an assemblyman and exco member is satisfactory and he has given a good cooperation with everyone while carrying out his duties.
“However, to respect the legal process, I have advised him to take a break from all his official duties,” he said in a statement.
Earlier, Bukit Aman Criminal Investigations Department director Datuk Huzir Mohamed confirmed that Yong will be charged at the Session Court here tomorrow.
Huzir said that Yong will be charged under Section 376 of the Penal Code for rape.
12 July 2019
….https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/07/12/yong-may-be-asked-to-go-on-leave/……..https://twitter.com/malaysiakini/status/1148843067706707968Perak exco member Paul Yong has denied the allegation that he raped his former domestic worker.”I am totally shocked and baffled by the unfounded allegation. I hereby unequivocally and categorically deny the allegation.”I reiterate that I have never raped or sexually assaulted her,” he said in a statement today.Yong said he had given his full cooperation to the police and brought witnesses to assist investigations.The DAP lawmaker voluntarily approached the police last night. He was held in custody until this morning.Perak police chief Rozarudin Husain said the police had recorded statements from the 23-year-old complainant, who alleged that the assault took place at Yong’s residence in Meru, Ipoh.The complainant has undergone medical examination and been placed in a safe location pending investigations, Rozarudin added.The police have classified the complaint under Section 376 of the Penal Code for rape.https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/483222..https://twitter.com/fmtoday/status/1148841600824463362PETALING JAYA: Perak’s Tronoh assemblyman Paul Yong has strongly denied a claim by his Indonesian domestic worker that he had sexually assaulted her.The Perak state exco member said he was “shocked and baffled” by the allegation.“I hereby unequivocally and categorically deny the allegation. I reiterate that I have never raped or sexually assaulted her.“While maintaining my total innocence, I have given my full cooperation to the police and brought witnesses to assist police in the their investigation to show that the allegation is false.“I believe that the truth will prevail,” said Yong.Perak police arrested Yong last night following a police report filed by an Indonesian woman in Ipoh.The case is being investigated under Section 376 of the Penal Code.Following the probe, a swearing-in ceremony for exco members was postponed indefinitely.https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2019/07/10/shocked-by-maids-claim-exco-says-truth-will-prevail/…Named by RPK……https://weehingthong.org/2019/07/09/umnos-attempts-at-infiltration-of-the-ph-govt-continues/…https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2019/07/09/perak-exco-swearing-in-postponed-amid-rape-report/..https://says.com/my/amp/news/perak-dap-assemblyman-probed-for-allegedly-raping-his-indonesian-maid?__twitter_impression=true...https://m.malaysiakini.com/news/483053…