Film producer charged over Namewee's 'Babi'

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 21 Jul 2021, 9:58 am

A film producer found himself in the dock today in relation to last year’s controversial movie, Babi.

Before the Petaling Jaya Magistrates’ Court, Toh Han Boon pleaded not guilty to a charge of producing the film and promoting it via movie posters, without a valid licence from the National Film Development Corporation (Finas).

When contacted today, the 35-year-old film-maker’s defence counsel Haijan Omar said that his client was charged with allegedly committing the offence at the premises along Jalan PJU 7/8B, Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, around 6pm on Nov 18, last year.

“The next date (for mention of the case) is Oct 14...

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