Let us fight against abuse of children

EDITOR — It is high time authorities come hard on child abusers as these evil acts have now reached alarming levels.

Hats off to the organisers of the recent demonstrations by children against child abuse as it will go a long way in helping curb this vice.

The children have played their part it is now up to the authorities to heed their cry and act accordingly.

Certain measures need to be taken to try and curb this evil. Firstly, a special police task force should be put in place to investigate such cases.

These cases should also be brought forward in the courts for a quick and swift delivery of justice.

Suspected child offenders should be denied bail at all costs so they will not escape from justice and lastly, if found guilty, they should get stiffer penalties so that would be offenders will think twice before engaging in such evil acts.

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