Arau MP's appointment to women’s committee comes under scrutiny

Annabelle Lee

Modified 15 Jan 2021, 2:25 pm

UPDATED 5.20PM: Included comments from Kuantan MP and fellow committee member Fuziah Salleh.

Questions have been raised over the appointment of Arau MP Shahidan Kassim to the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) for Women, Children and Social Development Issues.

The Umno lawmaker was previously charged for molesting a teenager in his car in October 2018. The 15-year-old later withdrew her police report against the politician after her father said the matter had been “amicably resolved”...

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