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Kelantan’s Dept MB Blames Netizens & Media For Sensationalising Rape & Incest Cases

today7 June 2022

Background


Hyderabad witnesses 3rd minor rape case in a week, accused under arrest

Over the past few months, there appears to be a rise in rape and sexual abuse cases throughout the country. Although the exact reason behind the rise is unknown, several parties have been blamed for not taking any action.

This year alone, there are 76 reported rape cases in the state of Kelantan. In light of this, Kelantan’s Deputy Menteri Besar Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said that incest and rape reported by the media have been sensationalised by netizens.

He explained that due to this, it is not appropriate for the state government to be held responsible for the rising rape cases in Kelantan.

Ammar

Although he acknowledged that many rape cases have been reported in Kelantan recently, Amar pointed out that it also happens in other states.

“If the media does not report it, the issue will not exist. Perhaps the cases in other states had not been reported, making it look like a big issue in Kelantan.”

“I notice that…

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Written by: Quinny Tan