Alleged wrongdoing on the part of our scholars should be treated like it is treated for anyone else. Judgments should not be made until there is a transparent investigation including both sides of a story, not solely accusations made by just one side. Anything less than this are just suspicion and hearsay, things we ought to know are poisonous in and of themselves.
Unfortunately, it is apparent that many Muslims react to things like this more so out of a sense of jealousy than justice. People are happy to see successful individuals knocked down a few pegs. To relish and get personal satisfaction, even in the smallest way, from the misfortune of another, whether that misfortune is that person’s own doing or not, is a disease of the heart. Let’s check our internal state.