By Elena Chong
THE long-time head of Ren Ci Hospital, the Venerable Ming Yi, was charged in court on Tuesday with 10 criminal counts including forgery, misappropriation of funds and under the Charities Act.
Charged along with the monk whose actual name is Goh Kah Heng, 46, were two others, Raymond Yeung Chi Hang, 33, and Phua Seow Hwa, 47.
Goh is said to have conspired with Yeung to falsify a paper belonging to the hospital in 2004 and provide false information to the Commissioner of Charities earlier this year.
Chua faces one charge of scheming with Goh to give false information to the Commissioner.