Law exists to prosecute man who married child, says Azalina

Azalina Othman Said says her previous remarks on the Child Sexual Offences Act do not mean that they cannot prosecute the man for grooming. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 16, 2018.

THE government could prosecute the 41-year-old man who took an 11-year-old bride in June under the Child Sexual Offences Act, said Azalina Othman Said.

The former minister in the prime minister’s department was speaking today on a panel on child sexual abuse at the International Malaysia Law Conference.

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