Actor probed for sending lewd image

MALAYSIA - An actor is under investigation for allegedly sending an image of male genitals via WhatsApp messenger to a married woman, reported Harian Metro.

The woman's husband, a businessman in his 50s, lodged a police report after seeing the image on her mobile telephone.

The businessman claimed that the actor, who is in his 30s, sent the lewd image to his wife while the couple were performing the umrah in Mecca early last month.

Johor Baru Utara OCPD Asst Comm Ruslan Hassan confirmed that a report had been lodged in Skudai on Aug 23.

"We have called up the actor to record his statement following a report lodged by an individual," he added.

Meanwhile the actor had also lodged a police report in Wangsa Maju on Tuesday claiming that the businessman had threatened to ruin his acting career.