The Jakarta Post
It has become somewhat of a fashion for some women who were dragged before the Lady of Justice to give the public an idea about how pious they are. They wear religious attire or demand a priest visit them behind bars.
A former Citibank manager, 49-year-old Malinda Dee, who was found guilty earlier this year by the South Jakarta District Court for embezzlement and money laundering, arguably set the “standard”.
Malinda, a Jakarta socialite, suddenly put on a black head scarf as her signature style after she was arrested on March 23 in 2011 for embezzling Rp 44 billion (US$4.88 million) from her clients at Citibank.
Meanwhile, Afriyani Susanti, 29, the drunk driver who killed nine pedestrians near Gambir station in January, also wears a head scarf when she attends trial at the Central Jakarta District Court.
The most recent model was Neneng Sri Wahyuni, the w...