KUCHING: There is an urgent need to establish a special court in Sarawak to handle sexual crimes against children, says Women, Family and Community Development Minister Rohani Abdul Karim.
She said this following a recent spate of sexual crimes in the state involving minors, which she described as shocking.
“At a recent cabinet meeting, I suggested the idea of setting up a special court to handle sexual crimes against children in Sarawak, at least by next year.
“However, with the recent cases in Sarawak, I really hope we don’t have to wait until next year as I will push to accelerate it (setting up of the court), if possible by this year. Read more