'Some women deserve to be raped': Registrar's comments lead to six-week suspension

He told the tribunal he had a 'brash and opinionated bent to his conduct on social media'

A doctor has been suspended for six weeks after writing on an online forum that a woman should “be abandoned in India and repeatedly raped”.

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The emergency medicine registrar was initially reported to the Medical Board of Australia for a series of comments he made on a technology website based in Singapore called Hardware Zone while he was working at Royal Hobart Hospital in December 2016.

In a reference to a female commenter, who had apparently posted a comment about servicemen he said was "derogatory", he wrote: “This kind will never learn. She