GEORGE TOWN: A religious teacher pleaded not guilty to 3 charges of committing unnatural sex on his 15-year-old student.
The 29-year-old man was alleged to have committed the offence at a house in Teluk Kumbar between Nov 20, last year and Mar 14, this year, according to Bernama.
He was charged under Section 14(a) of the Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017 and Section 377C of the Penal Code, which provides a jail term of up to 20 years and whipping, upon conviction.
However, the accused was released on bail at RM12,000 with one surety for all charges. The court set Apr 26 for mention.