He came back to hostile reception last week after a retired police officer from the Toronto sexual assault squad warned that he was likely to reoffend.

Serial rapist Selva Kumar Subbiah spent 24 years in prison in Canada after the Canadian court found him guilty of sexual assault and extortion.

Despite being charged with assaulting 30 women, authorities believed that he could have attacked up to 1,000 women.

Regardless of the age of victims, human rights advocates have also been pushing the Malaysian government to disclose data pertaining sexual abuse to the public in order to increase awareness and take necessary action, especially considering how this social issue continues to grow every year.

According to Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed, the police currently have an unofficial sex offenders register that is not disclosed to the public.

He was arrested in Britain for possessing over 20,000 materials of child sex abuse he had committed and posted online.

He pleaded guilty to 71 counts of child sex offences and was sentenced by British court to 23 years in jail.

2003: Canny Ong was kidnapped at a shopping mall only to have her dead body found four days later at a construction site.

An aircraft cabin cleaning supervisor, Ahmad Najib Aris, had raped, stabbed, strangled Ong and proceeded to burn her body.

Sex-related crimes are often considered taboo in Malaysia, which could be one of the reasons why some go unreported.

Damansara Utama ADUN Yeo Bee Yin had urged more leaders to speak out against rape in order to generate more awareness in society.

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.