M Ravi gets Mandatory Treatment Order for causing hurt, breaking into law firm

M Ravi gets Mandatory Treatment Order for causing hurt, breaking into law firm

Yahoo Singapore·2018-01-05 23:10

Lawyer M Ravi was handed a Mandatory Treatment Order (MTO) for 18 months on Friday (5 January), after he admitted to causing hurt to two lawyers, and to trespassing into the premises of law firm Eugene Thuraisingam LLP.

MTOs provide treatment for offenders suffering from psychiatric conditions that are susceptible to treatment.

As part of his sentence, Ravi, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2006, will be required to comply with five conditions requested by the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) and the prosecution.

Ravi, 48, appeared calm in court and was dressed in a full suit. He agreed through his lawyer Shashi Nathan to adhere to the conditions imposed on him.

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