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Sexual Assaults in Kuala Lumpur

Posted by GattinaRosa on 11/10/2014 at 08:47

This evening, I was walking back to my hotel, with my husband. We were exiting a shopping centre when a group of teenagers came in - mostly females with a couple of males, aged about 14/15.

As one of the males walked past me, he grabbed my breasts. I hit him off and my husband challenged him, so he just walked off. The girls in the group looked quite shocked (I'm not sure if they were shocked at what had happened or the fact that we challenged him).

Is this a problem in KL / Malaysia? I've read about motorcycle snatches and credit card fraud, but nothing about this kind of thing.

I'm always conscious of dressing conservatively so it wasn't as if I had anything "on show".

The only other time that I've had an issue was in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, where a passenger on a motorbike hit me in the chest / breast as he drove past. Again, I was dressed conservatively.

Has anyone else experienced this?

#1 GattinaRosa has been a member since 28/7/2014. Posts: 18

Posted by captainbkk on 18/10/2014 at 01:57

how you dress is mostly irrelevant-its more that you are (likely) western.
The girls were indeed shocked about their male friends, not the warning.
Its not an overbig problem, but yes, as you also noted in Yogya, it does happen every now and then among pubers with too many hormoes form that religion prevalent in those states and toward western (and thus ALWAYS indecent clothed) ladies.

#2 captainbkk has been a member since 16/2/2012. Posts: 472

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