How sharia law inadvertently helps paedophilia and rape

In a The Malaysian Insider article on February 7, Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin, the erstwhile spokeswoman of the G25, stated that the implementation of hudud laws in Kelantan will be open to abuse by paedophiles and rapists.

It is a bitter pill to swallow for conservative traditional Muslims, I know. However, if we delude ourselves into thinking this will not be the case, we will run the risk of causing great harm in Kelantan, especially to Muslim women and children, for whom this law applies.