Monday, October 27, 2008


Abducted teenager returning home from Lombok today

MATARAM, (Indonesia):

Noor Fadilah Ahmad, 18, who as abducted from Malaysia to eastern Lombok by a man two months ago will return home today. The Mataram Immigration Department also agreed that Noor Fadilah who had married Nasrudin Dahrom, 24, would be allowed to return to Malaysia without going to jail for entering the island illegally since Sept 6. This followed a two hour discussion between the Umno Youth Community Defence Secretariat Chairman Datuk Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim and Mataram Immigration Enforcement Chief M Adnan. Also present were Malaysian Embassy Counselor (Immigration) Mohd Zahari Hassan and Secretariat Secretary Datuk MuhdKhairun Aseh, a lawyer. “It was resolved in the spirit of comradeship between Malaysia and Indonesia,” said Abdul Azeez who led the mission to bring Noor Fadilah home after the case caught public attention on Sept 24. According to Indonesian immigration law, an individual caught entering the country illegally could be jailed six years or fmed three million rupiah (about RM800). “I am optimistic that Noor Fadilah will meet her parents here tomorrow,” said Abdul Azeez who was flanked by her parents Ahmad Abdul Hamid, 46, and Masitah Abdullah, 42. Noor Fadilah from Bagan Serai, Perak was abducted to Lombok by Nasrudin in Sept after her parents objected to their relationship. - Bernama