Unique request for Chan’s remand was rejected
The second arrest follows the Shah Alam Excessive Courtroom’s rejection of an preliminary police request to have 34-year-old Darren Chan remanded for an investigation over prices of prostitution and improper use of community companies pertaining to Sugarbook.
The rejection by the court docket was executed on the grounds that Chan had agreed to provide his full cooperation to the police investigation, in keeping with The Malay Mail.
Arrested once more after a feminine scholar’s police report, put in remand
In keeping with New Straits Occasions, Chan was then re-arrested on Feb. 19 after a feminine college scholar filed a police report over an incident that occurred two years in the past in 2019, the Chief of Selangor Legal Investigation Division, Fadzil Ahmat, defined.
Following this, the Shah Alam Excessive Courtroom granted the police a seven-day remand for Chan.
Chan claims that being handcuffed causes him ache
In response, Chan’s lawyer, T. Shashi Devan, replied that his shopper is able to absolutely cooperate with the investigation.
Shashi additionally highlighted that Chan experiences extreme ache when handcuffed because of a “prior shoulder damage.”
In agreeing with Shashi that some leeway must be offered for the necessity to handcuff Chan, the Excessive Courtroom choose stated:
“It’s the police’s prerogative whether or not to handcuff or not however I query its necessity. I am positive we will attempt to keep away from aggravating him additional so please take that into consideration. Aside from that, do enable him to alter his garments.”
Sugarbook accessible regardless of ban
The platform stays accessible in Malaysia regardless of a ban being put in place by Malaysia’s Communications and Multimedia Fee (MCMC) nevertheless.
In keeping with an e-mail despatched to customers of the app, the positioning will be accessed underneath the identify Sucrebook.
The platform has beforehand stated that it has over 400,000 lively members on its platform, of which 220,000 are sugar infants, 180,000 are sugar daddies and 6,000 are sugar mummies.
Here is why the platform has prompted a stir
Prime picture from Sugarbook Twitter and Fb