In recent months, the word “rape” has been appearing in the newspapers, Facebook and many webpages which means rape cases rate has been rising very swiftly. Rape cases occur not only in our country, even at every corner of the world. Revealed that from January 2012 to July, the number of rape cases reported to the police was 859 (109 involving children under the age of 12 and 750 cases, involving 13 to 15-year-old victim), according to the Polis Diraja Malaysia headquarters in Bukit Aman. They also stressed that in fact, there are more than that amount because some victims were not willing to lodge reports to the police. “Rape” has been a hot topic among the people.
In early October 2012, a girl was gang raped by 10 foreign workers in Selangor. She was waiting for bus to go to her workplace at Puchong Perdana at 3pm. Unexpectedly, two men arrived with a car, one of them with a knife and threatened the victim. The victim, who was terrified and unable to fight back, was brought to a flat in the area. In the flat, there were eight more men waiting. The men then tied up her hands and feet, and when she could no longer struggle, the men then took turns raping her. The victim pointed out that the rapists also recorded the gang-rape process and threatened to kill her if she reported to the police. The victim was eventually released at 7pm. In her worn state, she managed to contact her friend, whom upon picking her up, promptly rushed her to the Puchong police station to lodge a report.
On 31st December 2012, a 13-year-old boy attempted to rape a female graduate student in a petrol station The victim shouted for help, alerted the public to work together to catch the small rapist. Ultimately, she chose to report, and "face book" detailing the process and the suspect's appearance, identity and address. The victim revealed that this case took place in Malacca Vinci Abdullah Road Shell petrol station female toilets.
Of course, never miss out the world latest news - The Indian gang rape murder. On 16th December 2012, a female physiotherapy intern was beaten and gang raped in Delhi. After watching a film in South Delhi in the early evening, she and a male companion boarded a bus, which was being driven as an unauthorized "joyride", thinking it was a public bus. The only other passengers on the bus were five men who were friends of the driver. All six, including the driver, were charged in connection with the assaults and have been arrested. She died thirteen days later while undergoing emergency treatment in Singapore for brain and gastrointestinal damage from the assault.
In the following series, we will be revealing more information on rape cases, such as how a raper chooses his victim, the myths about rape, the precaution steps, and some advices from NGOs.