Let the hunt begin
The Youth and Sports Ministry insists there will be no compromise nor protection given to any individual if they are found guilty of sexually harassing athletes.
Its minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican said there shall be no cover-ups and no room for the predators.
Read Twentytwo13 for the full article.
At least Reezal Merican's statement is more sincere than his fellow Umno mate, Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman who received a bashing over his lack of empathy in addressing the LRT mishap yesterday.
But words alone are not enough. This is only the first step. Next up - hunting the culprits.
It is important to create a safe space for our athletes. It is also important that the authorities identify the politician who had offered Cindy Ong money for sex.
Hopefully concrete steps will be taken in addressing this pressing matter.
It should not end up like the Podium Programme Enhancement Committee. There were plenty of words (and heated arguments).
Yet, right after the findings were submitted to the Youth and Sports Ministry on Sept 17, 2020, we've not heard a single word or action plan.