Punishment for SAF personnel responsible should be significant to deter future offenders: Mother of CFC Dave Lee

Parents of Corporal First Class (CFC) Dave Lee Han Xuan, Madam Jasmine Yeo and Mr Dennis Lee, crying before the cortege leaves the family home for Mandai Crematorium during CFC Lee's military funeral on May 5, 2018.
Parents of Corporal First Class (CFC) Dave Lee Han Xuan, Madam Jasmine Yeo and Mr Dennis Lee, crying before the cortege leaves the family home for Mandai Crematorium during CFC Lee's military funeral on May 5, 2018.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - The mother of Corporal First Class (CFC) Dave Lee Han Xuan, who died in April after suffering a heat injury, said she hopes punishment for personnel responsible would be significant enough to deter future violations of army rules.

“Punishment should be significant enough to make sure future commanders will not dare to repeat ‘tekan’ sessions,” Madam Jasmine Yeo told The Straits Times on Monday (Aug 6) night, referring to traditional, outdated punishment.

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