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Ex-Ren Ci chief back in court
By Sujin Thomas, The Straits Times, Oct 9, 2008
Singapore -- FORMER Ren Ci Hospital chief Shi Ming Yi, who is facing criminal charges in connection with the charity's finances, was back in court on Thursday morning.
The 46-year-old Buddhist monk made a swift exit after the pre-trial conference, refusing to speak to reporters who were waiting outside.
His lawyer Mr Hamidul Haq later told The Straits Times: 'We are in the midst of negotiations with the Attorney-General Chambers'.
Shi is facing charges of forgery, falsifying accounts, giving false information to the Commissioner of Charities and defrauding the charity out of about $300,000.
Ren Ci is the second largest charity here.
He is due in court on Oct 29 for another pre-trial conference.