Doctor slipped his hand into female’s bra and molested her
SINGAPORE – A veteran common practitioner who touched his affected person’s breasts on two events was on Friday discovered responsible of molestation by a district courtroom.
70-yr-previous Winston Lee Siew Boon had been accused of molesting his affected person when she visited Thong Hoe Clinic at Bukit Batok Street eleven in June and October 2011.
She was 34 years previous on the time.
In convicting Lee, District Judge Lim Tse Haw stated he discovered the sufferer’s proof to be unusually convincing, and that she had no motive to convey false allegations towards the physician.
“She first needed to recollect her feelings earlier than giving proof. Her feelings have been actual and telling, and never contrived,” he stated.
In distinction, Lee had been proven to be an untruthful witness, the decide stated.
During the trial, the courtroom had heard that on the primary event, the sufferer – then a gross sales consultant – had visited Lee’s clinic complaining of nausea and flatulence.
The physician requested her to lie down on a mattress and she or he complied.
After he checked her abdomen, the sufferer then complained of chest pains and requested if she might nonetheless train.
It was then that Lee slipped his hand inside her bra and squeezed her breast.
She didn’t assume something of this as she thought it was a part of the medical examination since she had complained of chest pains.
It was after her fourth go to to the clinic – when Lee squeezed her breast twice whereas discussing weight administration – that she lodged a police report.
She stated the incident left her “shocked and confused” and that she had sought recommendation from her buddies to ensure she had not assessed the state of affairs wrongly earlier than lodging the report.
Lee’s case has been adjourned to 23 April for the prosecution to make submissions on sentencing.