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Veteran doctor charged with making false declaration

Published on Apr 16, 2014 11:42 AM
Winston Lee Siew Boon, a veteran doctor and motoring writer, accused of inserting his hand into a patient’s bra on Oct 30, 2011, and on June 8 that year at Thong Hoe Clinic in Bukit Batok. -- ST FILE PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

A veteran doctor and motoring writer already convicted of molesting a patient was charged on Wednesday with knowingly making a false declaration when trying to get his practising certificate.

Winston Lee Siew Boon, 70, allegedly stated in writing to the Singapore Medical Council that he had not been the subject of an inquiry or of any police probe since his last declaration.

The alleged offence occurred on July 23 last year.

But Lee was convicted last month of molesting a 34-year-old sales representative at Thong Hoe Clinic in Bukit Batok Street 11, in June and October 2011. The trial went on for seven days. His lawyers will mitigate for him on April 23.

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