Hannah: No mercy for those who use children to beg

Published on 27 Mar 2019 1:36:32 PM

Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh on Wednesday said that no mercy will be shown to syndicates that use children to beg.

She urged members of the public not to give money to child beggars or performers seeking alms by the roadside, restaurants or in front of houses of worship and to report the matter to the ministry's 24-hour hotline at 15999 so that welfare officers could be sent to rescue the children.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/03/27/no-mercy-for-those-who-use-children-to-beg-says-hannah/