Here’s Everything You Need To Know About #LeaveSajatAlone
Recently, the hashtag #LeaveSajatAlone has been trending on Malaysian social media after transgender entrepreneur, Nur Sajat (formerly known as Muhammad Sajjad Kamaruz Zaman) was caught by immigration officers (and then later released on bail) in Thailand.
But that’s not the reason why people are calling for her to be left alone.
Based on a report by Sinar Harian, an arrest warrant was previously issued on Sajat after she had failed to appear for a re-mentioning at the Shah Alam Syariah High Court, for the charge of dressing as a woman at a Yasin recitation and prayer back in February 2018.
For the act, she was charged under Section 10 (a) of the Syariah Crimes (State of Selangor) Enactment 1995, which if convicted, could mean a fine not exceeding RM5,000 or imprisonment not exceeding three years or a combination of both these consequenc