Call for greater scrutiny to ensure public trust

The deaths of two full-time national servicemen (NSFs) must be explained to the public to maintain confidence in the draft.

Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Defence and Foreign Affairs chairman Vikram Nair said: "Every death must be taken seriously... (The NSF's well-being) is something every parent worries about."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 16, 2018, with the headline 'Call for greater scrutiny to ensure public trust'. Print Edition | Subscribe