Malka Leifer has made her first appearance in an Australian court, as child sexual abuse charges against the former school principal were formally presented.
- Ms Leifer’s lawyer says she has “significant mental health issues” and “strict religious beliefs” that require special arrangements
- He did not apply for bail but asked for her to be transferred to prison as soon as possible
- The case has been adjourned until a committal mention on April 9
The Bail and Remand Court in Melbourne heard…