Come down hard on those who say nothing


Better protection: Rohani opening the KafeTeen centre that allows teenagers to spend their time on various healthy activities. — Bernama

PUTRAJAYA: The new law to protect children from sexual predators must come down hard on those who stay silent despite knowing a child close to them is being abused, says Women, Family and Community Deve­lopment Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim.

She said the authorities must go after and punish people who would rather save face through their silence, than protect the children in their care.

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