Malaysian govt giving consular help to woman charged for Singapore trespass
Officers from the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore are assisting a Malaysian woman who has been charged with criminal trespass, the Malaysian government said.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, Malaysia's Minister of Foreign Affairs said: "On 20 January 2014, Nurul Ruhana Binti Ishak, a 28-year-old from Pendang, Kg Bahru, Kedah, was detained at Tanglin Police Station in Kg Java, Singapore for crashing through a security barrier at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore.
"Upon knowledge of her detention, officers from the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore had taken immediate action in establishing contact with Nurul to provide all the necessary consular assistance to ensure her rights and well-being are protected.
"Wisma Putra has requested the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore to countinue to monitor the situation."