JAKARTA (Xinhua) – Chinese Embassy in Indonesia Sunday strongly urged Indonesian authorities to investigate the rape case immediately and completely following local media report that a Chinese woman was raped by two security officers in Jakarta’s international airport days ago.
Chinese Embassy’s consular section in Jakarta said the embassy is deeply shocked by the case and is seriously concerned.
The section said the embassy has offered consular protection and assistance at the first moment and helped report to the local police.
The victim chose not to stay in Indonesia despite being requested to assist Indonesian authority’s investigation and has flied back to china after reporting the case to the police, the section said.
The Chinese Embassy is highly concerned about this case and has lodged solemn representations with the Indonesian foreign ministry, Indonesian police and airport management.
The embassy has urged the Indonesian authority to fully investigate the case and punish the perpetrators. The embassy has also requested Indonesia to intensify protective measures for Chinese citizens in Indonesia.
According to the embassy, the Indonesian authorities have responded positively on its concerns and have named two suspects. The Jakarta international airport has made a public apology on the case and agreed to cooperate fully with the police investigation. The embassy said it will closely follow up on the case and take all necessary measures to protect Chinese citizens’ safety and legal rights in Indonesia.