GP said he used saliva for digital exam

He claimed it had antibacterial properties

A Singapore GP told a court that he used his saliva as a lubricant to carry out a pelvic examination on a 23 year-old female student.

antibacterial sign

Dr Wee Teong Boo, who is on trial for molesting and later raping his young patient, told a court “it was general knowledge” that saliva has "antibacterial properties".

On the 10th day of Wee’s trail, the Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) contended Wee's entire account of carrying out a digital examination to rule out pelvic inflammatory disease was a lie.

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