Universal Medicine leader sues over 'harmful cult' claims

The former client is defending herself on the grounds of truth and honest opinion

The founder of fringe alternative medicine group Universal Medicine is suing a former client, saying she defamed him by portraying him as the leader of a harmful cult who preyed on cancer patients.

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Universal Medicine founder Serge Isaac Benhayon arrives at the Supreme Court in Sydney. Photo: AAP

NSW spiritual healer and leader of Universal Medicine Serge Benhayon, 54, began giving evidence on Tuesday