Yeoh: Cops must know better than to ask harassment victims 'what were you wearing'

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 14 Dec 2019, 9:15 am

Deputy Women, Families and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh has urged authorities to be more aware and sensitive when handling complaints of alleged sexual harassment cases.

Yeoh said this was as she had personally received complaints from victims of sexual harassment regarding questions asked by police personnel who dealt with their reports.

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