Former Celebrity Chef Finalist Pleads Not Guilty To Committing Unnatural Sex And Criminal Intimidation

KUALA LUMPUR: A former celebrity chef pleaded not guilty at the Johor Bahru Sessions Court on two counts of committing unnatural sex and criminal intimidation on December 10, 2015.

Former finalist of the reality show ‘Celebrity Chef’, Muhammad Mustaqim Juri, 38, was charged of committing unnatural sex on a 22-year-old victim at a parking lot at Jalan Persiaran Tanjung, Tampoi.

He was also charged of criminal intimidation towards the victim’s mother aged 47-years-old, at the victim’s house on the same day at Taman Cempaka, Tampoi, as reported by Bernama.

The suspect is charged under Section 377C of the Penal Code which carries a jail term of five to 20 years and whipping, if found guilty.

He is also charged under Section 506 of the Penal Code which provides a two year jail term or a fine or both.

The suspect was allowed bail of RM40,000 with one surety by judge Meor Sulaiman Ahmad Tarmizi, who also set the case re-mention date for January 17, 2016.

This case is not the first such case for Muhammad Mustaqim who has three children.

He was earlier charged in 2013 in Singapore for sexual crime on a 13-year-ol boy on September 2011.

He was sentenced to a jail term of four years and one month and four whipping after pleading guilty to the offence. The duration of his jail term however started from the first day of him being remanded in 2011/



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