Australia Senator Claimed Indonesian Abattoir Workers Were Paid To Mistreat. Senator Chris Back said that he had been informed by a “reliable source” Mabar slaughterhouse worker has accepted the offer, but was later beaten ostracised, beaten by day and his wife and daughters raped as punishment.
Senator Chris Back also told the Senate Committee on Rural Affairs and of the Committee on transport had an affidavit of other workers in slaughterhouses in Binjai, Sumatra had been paid by the driver to access facilities.
“I declare that I have received the money with the amount of IDR 50,000 in Binjai slaughterhouses when taking photos / videos of mistreat cattle.” the affidavit signed by Aman Ali, a “beef cutter“, Ali Aman said. “I have created this statement a letter without any pressure from any side.”
Ali Aman said, as quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald July 08, that he had received IDR 50,000 (AUD$5,57) to allow animal welfare investigators to access the abattoir in the slaughterhouse, but said that it was not paid to abuse the livestock.