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Woffles Wu suspended from practice for 4 months

The council said yesterday it has censured Dr Wu and suspended him from medical practice for four months. The 54-year-old was also ordered to give a written undertaking that he will not engage in any similar conduct. Dr Wu was fined S$1,000 in June, 2012, after he asked Mr Kuan Kit Wah to take the rap for his speeding offences, committed in 2005 and 2006. The fine sparked off questions about why the prosecution did not pursue stiffer charges, as well as suggestions of favouritism. The episode also led to an exchange between Workers’ Party Chairman Sylvia Lim and Law Minister K Shanmugam in Parliament over the equitability of the legal system.

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