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Dress shabbily to avoid harassment, Ku Nan tells women

Annabelle Lee  |  Published on  |  Modified on

Women who wish to avoid being harassed in public should dress in a "comot" (shabby) manner, according to Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

He said this in response to a woman, who expressed concern about public safety during a Tranformasi Nasional 2050 (TN50) dialogue in Bandar Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur last night.

“Recently there have been many robberies and kidnapping, I feel scared when I walk around my area.

“Even in shopping malls, people disturb me, even security guards disturb me,” said the woman, who identified herself as a member of Federal Territories Puteri Umno member...