COURT FOR CHILD SEX CASES

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

KUALA LUMPUR: A spe­cial court to fast track sex­ual abuse cases in­volv­ing chil­dren is among the pro­pos­als in the draft Child Sex­ual Crime Bill, said Min­is­ter in the Prime Min­is­ter’s De­part­ment Datuk Seri Aza­lina Oth­man Said. She said the pro­posed law seeks to change the def­i­ni­tion of sex­ual crimes to in­clude on­line of­fences, child pornog­ra­phy, child groom­ing and chil­dren’s usage of so­cial me­dia. Aza­lina who heads the task force in charge of draft­ing the new law, said the draft which has been com­pleted will be sub­mit­ted to the Cab­i­net for feed­back and ap­proval.

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