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Witness refutes claim alleged cult leader abused members, gave drugs

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Updated March 5 2024 - 2:39pm, first published November 9 2023 - 3:06pm
Tasmanian resident Natasha Lakaev is suing 'The Cult Effect' author Carli McConkey in the Supreme Court. Picture by Ben Seeder
Tasmanian resident Natasha Lakaev is suing 'The Cult Effect' author Carli McConkey in the Supreme Court. Picture by Ben Seeder

A former member of the Universal Knowledge new age organisation has said he never saw alleged cult leader Natasha Lakaev striking or abusing her members, or demanding that they smoke marijuana during the courses they paid thousands of dollars to access.

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