Most statutory rapes recorded in Johor, minister tells Parliament


Muzliza Mustafa

Women, Family and Community Development Minister Rohani Abdul Karim says the ministry has taken several measures to tackle the issues, including amending the Child Act 2016 and introducing the  Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 25, 2017.

JOHOR has the highest number of statutory rape cases recorded in the country since 2010, Women, Family and Community Development Minister Rohani Abdul Karim said in Parliament today.

She said of the 13,272 statutory rape cases reported over the last seven years, 2,089 were recorded in Johor.


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