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Jambi villagers welcome banished, jailed rape victim to return after uproar

  • Jon Afrizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jambi | Sun, August 12, 2018 | 08:49 am
Jambi villagers welcome banished, jailed rape victim to return after uproar The residents of Pulau village in Jambi were recently shocked by an incest rape case, and their harsh response has sparked nationwide and even global outrage. (JP/Jon Afrizal)

PREMIUM It takes more than three hours to reach Pulau village from the city of Jambi, the capital of Jambi province. After passing through some difficult and damaged roads, the journey is continued with a 15-minute motorboat ride across the Batanghari River. The residents of this quiet village, which is surrounded by palm oil plantations where its residents work for a living, were recently shocked by a...

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