06 Apr '11, 2pm

In my country, will get the 枪毙。RT @TODAYonline: Letters: NSF's punishment for letting maid carry his bag was too soft

I'm one of the many readers who has been following the story of the full-time National Serviceman photographed with his maid carrying his bag. As an NSman myself, the story holds particular interest for me. But I only realised the full scale of the interest in the incident, when I noticed the news of the boy having owned up and being offered counselling appearing on the BBC World news ticker during Tuesday night's broadcast. A quick online search shows the news has been picked up in several other countries. I do not want to come across as advocating harsh punishment but, given the intense interest in the case, I strongly feel the decision to only offer counselling to the young man is one that is much too lax. I completely understand the difficulties in serving NS but the poor attitude demonstrated by the boy has been a source of shame for not just all military personnel bu...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Voices/EDC110406-0001207/NSFs-...

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