MCO sees spike in domestic violence cases


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): During a pandemic, the safest place for anyone should be his or her home. Unfortunately, for women with abusive spouses, their home is anything but a safe haven, more so during the movement control order (MCO) when they were homebound ... day in and day out.

In April, there was a case of a 40-year-old woman in Bangi, Selangor, who was beaten repeatedly by her jobless husband. When the police intervened, he promised to settle their differences peacefully.

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