Make stalking a crime, women’s group urges

  • Family
  • Thursday, 29 Apr 2021

Stalking comprises harmful, obsessive behaviours that disrupt the lives of victims and cause extreme distress. Photo: Pixabay

On Apr 14, a woman was stabbed to death by a man believed to be her boyfriend. Although she had made numerous police reports about stalking incidents, including break-ins by the man, the most recent one being a month before her murder, absolutely nothing was done to protect her.

“If stalking was a crime, the man would have been arrested; and the police would have helped the victim get a protection order. This could have saved her life, ” says Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) in a recent statement.

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