According to criminal lawyer Farhan Maaruf, he said the US has one of the best methods in handling sexual criminals that is deterrent and preventive, which is different compared to European countries that prefer to wait and see.
This said preventive measure includes setting up an official registry.
Despite being charged with assaulting 30 women, authorities believed that he could have attacked up to 1,000 women.
Canada named him the country’s “worst offender” when he was caught in the 90s.
Statistics from the Home Ministry also indicated that from 2005 to July 2014, out of the 28,471 rape cases that were reported, only 16% were brought to court and merely 2.7% of the perpetrators found guilty.
In more recent data compiled by the Malaysian police, 12,987 cases of child sexual abuse were reported to police between January 2012 and July 2016.
In recent weeks, one particular individual’s return to Malaysia became the talk of the town.
Serial rapist Selva Kumar Subbiah spent 24 years in prison in Canada after the Canadian court found him guilty of sexual assault and extortion.
During his stint here, he preyed on poor children and committed a shocking number of sexual attacks against child victims.
He was arrested in Britain for possessing over 20,000 materials of child sex abuse he had committed and posted online.