KUALA TERENGGANU, April 23 (Bernama) -- Terengganu Menteri Besar Datuk Seri
Ahmad Said has urged society to nip child abuse cases in the bud.
He said the public should be concerned and take efforts to stem budding
child abuse cases and alert the authorities.
He said this when commenting on child abuse victim, Mohd Danish Aiman
Abdullah, three, who fell into a coma after he was believed to have been
tortured and slapped by his mother''s boyfriend on Saturday.
Ahmad said, it was important for the public, especially the mother and
relatives, who noticed or suspected child abuse cases, to immediately contact
"I am saddened by the case (involving Mohd Danish), the victim''s mother
should not have let this kind of thing to happen to her child," he told
reporters after visiting Mohd Danish at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital here
State police chief Datuk Jamshah Mustapa, who also visited the victim, said
the police were in the midst of tracking down a 31-year-old man in connection
with the case.
He said the suspect, from Kampung Tualang, Manir here, was previously linked
to theft, kidnapping, riot and drugs.
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