The RMAF surely does not expect us to believe that the scam, no, the theft, does not involve high-ranking officials.
The engines are said to weigh 200kg each and a crane would be needed to put them on a lorry to take them out.
There is a perception among Malaysians that there are moves to downplay this traitorous act by blaming it on some low-ranking officers and absolving the bigwigs of blame.
Certainly, no one would be convinced that a small band of low-rung corporals are able to plan the entire logistics of finding a buyer, stealing the engines and shipping them off.
The engines are sophisticated machines and only those with extensive knowledge of their functions and worth would be able to pull off such a despicable act.
And even if it is true that some clever low-ranking officers were capable of pulling off this theft, the head of some top officials should roll for allowing this fiasco to take place.
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