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Ong Ming Tan Jailed for Abusing Trust of Psychiatric Patients

Louise Hall, Court Reporter, 6 March 2014Prison BarsA psychiatrist who abused the trust of four young women with eating disorders by touching them inappropriately and making sexually suggestive comments during private therapy sessions has been sentenced to at least two years jail.

Ong Ming Tan, 40, pleaded guilty to four counts of aggravated indecent assault against four patients who were under his care for serious mental illnesses, including anorexia.

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