Relief and remorse: Lawyer who focused on molestation victim's breast size reflects on 5-year suspension

Edmund Wong told The Straits Times he had expected the worst and was "very grateful" to the Court of Three Judges
Edmund Wong told The Straits Times he had expected the worst and was "very grateful" to the Court of Three JudgesST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

SINGAPORE - When lawyer Edmund Wong learnt of his five-year suspension through text messages, what crossed his mind was both relief - at not being disbarred - and perhaps more so, remorse for subjecting a molestation victim to an offensive and embarrassing line of questioning.

The 60-year-old told The Straits Times he had expected the worst and was "very grateful" to the Court of Three Judges, which had considered whether he was fit to practise law.

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