Since The New Paper first broke the story of a law professor being allegedly involved in a sex-for-grades scandal on Wednesday, everyone has been asking about the identity of the girl in the case.
Yesterday, her identity – Darinne Ko Wen Hui (above), 22 – was revealed in court when the professor, Tey Tsun Hang, 41, was charged over the alleged scandal.
She is alleged to have given him gifts such as a Mont Blanc pen and an iPod before they had sex on two occasions in 2010.
Miss Ko, who turns 23 on Sunday, started her law course at NUS in 2008. On her LinkedIn page, it says that she interned at law firm Rajah and Tann, and is a summer associate at law firm O’Melveny & Myers.
The professor at the centre of the scandal, Tey Tsun Hang, 41, was charged in court yesterday for six counts of corruption. He was also suspended from his duties at NUS.
In a statement which he read to media outside court, he said: "The charges and allegations against me are very serious. At stake is my liberty, integrity and livelihood."