Victorian ultra Orthodox Jews funding fugitive accused molester principal Malka Leifer’s life on the run

MEMBERS of Victoria’s ultra orthodox Jewish community are helping fund fugitive principal Malka Leifer’s life on the run.

The mother of eight is in hiding in Israel while local authorities fight to have her returned to Australia to face allegations of serious child sexual abuse.

The Herald Sun can reveal a bank account linked to Ms Leifer is being topped up by Adass community members here.

Sources within the community say deposits are being made over the counter at a bank in Elsternwick.

They say they are outraged that some members of the community that helped Ms Leifer flee Australia are now supporting her while she evades justice.

Ms Leifer is accused of molesting 10 girls while principal of the ultra orthodox Jewish Adass Israel School in Elsternwick.

Full story in the Herald Sun.