Abuse of vulnerable folk like the elderly and those with disabilities almost doubles in 3 years

Last year saw 209 cases of abuse of vulnerable adults, up from 199 in 2018 and 107 in 2016.
Last year saw 209 cases of abuse of vulnerable adults, up from 199 in 2018 and 107 in 2016.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - The number of seniors and persons with disabilities who were abused, often by their children, has almost doubled in the past three years.

There were 209 cases of abuse of vulnerable adults investigated last year, up from 199 in 2018 and almost double the 107 in 2016.

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