Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, who was arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) yesterday, 14 June, was trying to leave the country for the Philippines
Following his arrest, CID chief Huzir Mohamed issued a statement, saying that Haziq will be investigated for sodomy and distribution of obscene material
Huzir said that Haziq will be probed for a total of four offences.
"He is being investigated under Section 377B for committing carnal intercourse against the order of nature; and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 for the improper use of network facilities.
"He is also being investigated under Section 292 of the Penal Code for the sale or otherwise of obscene material, and Section 504 for the intentional insult with intent to provoke a breach of the peace," the Bukit Aman CID chief was quoted as saying by NST Online.
The 27-year-old was released on police bail at around 5.45pm
He was detained at KLIA some 24 hours ago in connection with a viral video.
Prior to being released, CID chief Huzir told Bernama that he could be remanded if the investigation into the case was not completed.
Meanwhile, FMT quoted Haziq's lawyer Ramesh Sivakumar as saying that Haziq was taken to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital for a medical examination
Lawyer Sivakumar was reported saying that police recorded a statement from Haziq last night and he was brought to the hospital today, 15 June.
Haziq had released a confession video on 12 June alleging that he was with Azmin Ali on 11 May at a hotel in Sandakan, Sabah during the recent by-election.