In Kuala Lumpur, idealistic police recruit Hussein is paired with senior cop Hassan. Hussein soon begins to suspect his partner is taking bribes. Meanwhile, immigrant Sugiman and his sister Sumiati arrive in Kuala Lumpur, where they find work. Sumiati, feeling she's being taken advantage of in her job as a domestic, wants to return home to Indonesia, but can't get her passport back from her employers. When Hassan and Hussein run into Sumiati on the street, it sets off a disastrous chain of events.