IMPERIUMDAILY.COM – LONDON – A British court in Manchester sentenced an Indonesian, Reynhard Sinaga (36), to life imprisonment after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault on 48 British men. This case became the largest rape in the UK.
For this reason, the Indonesian Embassy (KBRI) in London respects the court’s decision.
Minister of Counselor of the Indonesian Embassy in London, Thomas Ardian Siregar, in London, Monday, January 6, 2020, local time, said that since the Indonesian Embassy in London was notified by the police in June 2017, we continued to follow his case and ensure that Reynhard Sinaga, received legal protection under applicable laws in the UK.
According to Thomas Ardian Siregar, since that time the Indonesian Embassy has also been in contact with his family and lawyers.
“It needs to be understood that the Indonesian Embassy cannot intervene in court decisions,” he said.
Reynhard Sinaga, came to England on a student visa in 2007 and obtained two master’s degrees in Manchester. Now he is taking a doctorate from Leeds University when he was arrested in 2017.
Reynhard Sinaga, sentenced for life by the Manchester Court for rape and sexual assault on 48 male victims in 159 cases. This crime was committed for about two and a half years.
The judge said he had to serve 30 years in prison before he could submit forgiveness.
According to BBC London, the trial took place in four stages, starting in June 2018 and three stages in 2019, but the Manchester Court only allowed the news after the sentence was handed down for stages three and four on Monday (1/6/2020).
According to Thomas Siregar, part of the Indonesian Embassy’s duty to provide legal protection to every citizen who gets problems abroad.
The Indonesian Embassy in London has assigned the Protocol and Consular Function of the Indonesian Embassy in London Minister-Counselor Gulfan Afero to meet with his family and communicate with his lawyer, said Thomas Siregar. (ant / gas)