Judge Muhammad Abdullah made the order here following an application by counsel Faridah Yusoff, who represented the Bar Council’s Legal Aid Centre.
He set bail at RM3,000 with one surety for Kamariah who has been charged for humiliating Islam under Section 7 of the Syariah Criminal Offence Enactment (Takzir) Terengganu 2001.
The former religious teacher and Al-Azhar graduate was accused of uttering words that she had renounced Islam at the Besut Lower Syariah Court on July 21.
Muhammad also set RM2,000 bail with one surety for another charged against her under Section 10 of the enactment for not adhering to a fatwa (edict) declaring the sect’s teaching as deviant.
He fixed Sept 15 for the re mentioning of the case under Section 7 of the enactment.
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Kamariah and 44 other followers would also have to appear before the court for the re mentioning of the case under Section 10 of the enactment on Sept 1.