And are now repentant after undergoing the punishment.
The report on these women has outraged women's groups.
The three women were caned last Tuesday for engaging in illicit sex, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.
They were the first women in Malaysia to receive such punishment under syariah law.
Two of them where whipped six times and the third was given four strokes of the rotan at Kajang Prison."Too much hype about Kartika Sari Dewi's sentence (to be caned)", he said, that he felt compelled to tell us all about the caning of these women.
“People are saying that no woman has been caned before and that Kartika should not be caned.
“Today I am announcing that we have already done it. There is no hidden agenda, we are merely executing our responsibility,” he told a press conference at his office yesterday (Wednesday).Read the Star report HERE.