IPOH, July 12 -- Putrajaya should intervene and provide the necessary support to the alleged rape victim of Perak state executive councillor Paul Yong, MCA said today.

The Opposition party's state Bahasa Malaysia bureau chief Cally Ting called out the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry and Home Ministry, saying the Indonesian worker who made the complaint has not been given fair attention in the publicity blitz compared to Yong.

"I want to remind all that when a person said that Yong is innocent, they are also implying that the victim is lying. Is this accusation fair to the victim?" she asked in a press conference at the Perak MCA headquarters here.

"The government must step in to assist this Indonesian maid and improve ...