Cult leader says sex charges part of witch-hunt - 2005-10-28
An 83-year-old cult leader facing 22 sex charges says the accusations are part of a witch-hunt by disaffected former members who are trying to destroy him.
Kenneth Emmanuel Dyers, co-founder of the self-styled spiritual healing group Kenja, was arrested yesterday at his house in Bundeena in Sydney's south over the alleged aggravated sexual and indecent assault of two 12-year-old girls.
He faces 17 aggravated indecent assault charges and one count of aggravated sexual assault in relation to the first girl.
He also faces four aggravated indecent assault charges in relation to the other girl.