SINGAPORE - A Sri Lankan doctor has been charged with molesting a nurse on three occasions.
36-year-old Senaka Liyanage allegedly touched the buttocks of the 26-year-old nurse inside an operating theatre in Changi General Hospital between 11am and noon on April 5.
He is accused of touching her on a second occasion, and a third time at about 2pm.
The doctor is a specialist working in the hospital's Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care department.
The accused is represented by Mr Daniel Atticus Xu, who has asked for a pre-trial conference. It has been scheduled for July 13.
He can be jailed up to two years, fined, caned or receive any combination of these sentences if found guilty.