KOTA BHARU – A Youtuber is remanded for two days to assist into investigation on allegations of molesting a 24-year-old woman at a homestay last August.
Magistrate Kamarul Hasyime Rosli issued the remand order on the 22-year-old suspect beginning today to allow further investigation being carried out under Section 354 of the Penal Code for assault or use of criminal force to a person with the intent to outrage modesty.
Earlier, local media reported that a renowned Youtuber surrendered himself at the Kota Bharu District Police Headquarters (IPD) to assist in the investigation of molest allegation.
Kota Bharu District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Abdul Rahim Daud said, the suspect surrendered himself at 10.30 am yesterday.
Last Friday, the woman lodged a police report and claimed that she was molested by the suspect at a homestay in Kubang Kerian after shooting a drama directed by the Youtuber on 1 August.
Early investigation found that the victim was contacted by her friend who offered her to act in a Youtube drama. She was then introduce to the suspect who offered her the role.
After the filming, the victim was invited by the suspect to stay overnight at a homestay as they have more filming to do on the following day.
When she was alone in her room, the suspect had allegedly entered her room, kissed, hugged and molested her and masturbated. –MalaysiaGazette