Ebit Lew arrives at court early morning
Ebit Lew arrived in an interior court in the Tenom district office at around 9 am, accompanied by his aides. Bukit Aman criminal investigation department director Abd Jalil Hassan is expected to hold a press conference after the court proceedings are completed.
What are the charges on Ebit Lew?
The case against preacher and philanthropist Ustaz Ebit Lew is being investigated for sexual harassment and 10 other charges. The case is being investigated under Section 509 of the Penal Code, Section 14 of the Minor Offences Act 1955 and Section 23 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998. Earlier, in a statement, Ebit Lew said that he presented himself before police “as a witness to assist the investigation into allegations and gossip.”
Ebit Lew’s statement over the sexual harassment charges?
On August 19, Ebit Lew, who is well known for his social works, was summoned by the investigation team to cooperate with the police to record evidence regarding the spread of sexual harassment videos linked to the preacher. Lew has categorically rubbished the allegations against him. He said that all the charges are slanderous and cruel against him.