Bogus Spiritual Medium Charged with Rape

17 January 2008
Klang

30-year-old Lee Peck Wah was charged in court yesterday for three counts of raping a 22-year-old clerk. Posing as a spiritual medium and healer, he allegedly raped the woman on 8 and 9 December 2007 at a hotel along Jalan Batu Tiga Lama and on 16 December 2007 at a hotel along Jalan Kapar.

The accused, from Rantau Panjang, Kapar, claimed trial to the charges. His lawyer stated that Lee worked as an excavator operator and not a medium.

Under Section 376 of the Penal Code, each charge carries a maximum jail term of 30 years and whipping.

The judge granted bail at RM15,000 in one surety and set 18 to 20 August 2008 for hearing.

The Star Online – ‘Medium’ charged with raping clerk
<URL:http://www.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2008/1/17/courts/20035100&sec=courts>

New Straits Times – Man faces three counts of rape
<URL:http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Thursday/National/2134383/Article/index_html>

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