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Ex-imam charged with sexual assault on neighbours’ daughters

The 72-year-old man is alleged to have committed the offence on the girls by touching and inserting his finger into the vagina of the girls.

Man charged with sexual assault on daughter

The 37-year-old gardener has claimed trial to six counts of committing physical sexual assault on his 14-year-old daughter.

Jail, caning do not stop child sexual crimes, says activist

Voice of Children executive director Sharmila Sekaran says culprits should be given rehabilitative treatment by experts while in prison and after they have served time.

Penang DAP man charged with outraging modesty of waitress

Former Penang municipal councillor alleged to have 'used criminal force with intent to outrage modesty' freed on RM7,000 bail.

Ex-aide to DAP man to be charged for outraging modesty of...

Public prosecutor has agreed to charge the man over July 6 nightclub incident.

Police: No CCTV in vicinity of alleged sexual assault

There are only cameras inside the entertainment outlet and none at the parking lot where a sexual assault allegedly took place involving a DAP assemblyman’s aide, say police.

Former Penang councillor remanded for alleged sexual assault

Description of the alleged assault as detailed in a police report filed by the victim has gone viral on social media.

Groups slam bias against Yeoh’s sexual assault claim

Women's rights NGOs say those blaming Cheryl Yeoh over alleged sexual assault incident shows why some women are afraid to report such cases.

Malaysian pilot jailed 13 years for 1996 rape and assault

Alfred Gerard Eravelly will now serve at least 11 years behind bars, a year after he was nabbed in Australia for a crime he committed 20 years earlier.

Foreign student at public varsity alleges sexual assault

Japanese student urges foreign universities not to send their students to Universiti Malaya, saying they're not ready for international students.

Despite mistrial in criminal case, civil lawsuits await Cosby

In civil lawsuits, plaintiffs need only show weight of evidence is on their side, as opposed to criminal cases where claims must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

Grab to assist alleged rape victim, family

Following report of sexual assault early Sunday morning, company says GrabCar driver has been removed from system, and the company promises to invest in further driver screenings.

An assemblywoman’s relentless fight against victim blaming in rape

Yeo Bee Yin’s latest video to help rape victims and their families garners more than 137,000 views since being uploaded on April 8.

Azalina tables bill to amend law on sexual assault

It seeks to extend definition of sexual assault to 'sexual connection by using any other part of the body other than the penis'.

Legal aid for victims: How Australia, Denmark do it

Association of Women Lawyers president Goh Siu Lin says Malaysia need not ‘reinvent wheel’ in providing legal aid for victims.

NGO: More funds will curb under-reporting of sexual assault

The Association of Women Lawyers says a lack of legal advice and support for victims is a contributing factor towards under-reporting and withdrawal of reports on rape and sexual assault.

Ramkarpal lectures MCA leader over ex-convict Selva Kumar

He says there is a difference between monitoring those convicted of sex crimes and trying them again after having served time in jail.

Selva Kumar is a free man here, say cops

Penang police chief Chuah Ghee Lye says Selva Kumar's movements cannot be restricted unless he breaks the law, adding that 'Canada's worst rapist', can also visit Penang if he wishes to.

College students molested, lawyer detained

Police said the two women were groped outside a condominium building while on their way home.

Rape-charge police officer ‘still on duty’

14-year-old daughters allege rape and sexual assault, police waiting for chemist's report in probe.

M’sian who indecently assaulted Kiwi deported

Muhammed Rizalman Ismail is sent back to Malaysia after completing home detention.

Nurse raped, dumped by the roadside

The 22-year-old victim had followed two men she had recently befriended to karaoke joints over the weekend.

Criminologist: Chemical castration no guaranteed solution

Crime expert calls instead for lengthy jail terms with whipping as physical sexual gratification not the only factor behind attacks.

Rape in school: Police must act, says minister

Mahdzir says Education Ministry views the case seriously, but up to state education department to conduct investigation.