|Top dogs collared by Corrupt Practices Bureau|
Significantly, both transgressors are key members of the Home Team, the decorated folks that gave you the Mas Selamat debacle. The guy in charge of the Home Team is the Home Affairs Minister, currently DPM Teo Chee Hean, who also happens to be the Minister-in-charge of the Civil Service, the organisation who selects the scholars, and makes sure they are helicoptered to the top appointments in the land.
Don't expect DPM Teo, a soldier-scholar of the same breed, groomed by the same system, to be tainted by this latest hiccup. What did PM Lee say recently? "We can't expect ministers never to make mistakes or never to have mistakes happen on their watch in their ministries."