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Boyolali, Sept 18 (ANTARA) - Manpower and Transmigration Minister Erman Suparno will receive and hand over the body of Siti Fathonah, an Indonesian female migrant worker who was killed by her employer in Malaysia last week to her family in Semarang on Friday.
Fathonah's body is scheduled to arrive at Achmad Yani airport in Semarang at 7 am, the minister said during a visit to Madrotul Quran Islamic boarding school in Mojo, Andon, Boyolali.
"We will accept the body and directly hand it over to her family," the minister said.
According to the Malaysian government Fathonah was killed by her employer, Phoy Yow Yong, a resident of Jalan 3/8 Taman Wawasan, Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia on September 12 2008.
Fathonah was a legal worker, sent by manpower supplier PT Sukma Karya Sejati in Cilacap on October 20, 2005.
The Malaysian police have arrested the suspect and the case is still being processed.
"We deplored the killing and hoped the murderer would be punished in proportionate with his action, he said.
To the manpower supplier concerned the minister appealed to give in advance the wage and insurance payment she would be entitled to.
He said around six million Indonesians were now working abroad, mostly in Malaysia totalling more than two millions and others spreading in the Middle East and the Asia Pacific.