Arrest warrant out for Sugarbook founder for not appearing in court

by BERNAMA / pic by BERNAMA

SHAH ALAM – The Magistrate’s Court here has issued an arrest warrant against founder of Sugarbook application, Chan Eu Boon (picture), 34, after he failed to appear for court mention and document submission today.

Magistrate Sabreena [email protected] issued the arrrest warrant following a request by deputy public prosecutor, Aliff Asnaf Anuar Sharuddin.

Aliff Asnaf Anuar said the accused’s lawyer and bailor were also not present for document management today.

The court fixed May 15 for the accused to state the reasons for his absence today as well as for the mention of the arrest warrant.

On Feb 24, the accused was charged with publishing statements conducive to public mischief on social media on Feb 10.

The offence was committed at about 10.00 am by using a website to publish a post entitled ‘Top 10 Sugar Baby Universities in Malaysia’.

He was charged under Section 505 (b) of the Penal Code which provides a maximum jail term of two years or a fine, or both, if convicted

The court then set bail at RM10,000 with a local surety and fixed March 26 for mention.