OTHER VANDALISM CASES
Last year, Mohamad Khalid Mohamad Yusop, 34, used red spray paint to mark a cross over the dates at the base of the Cenotaph and wrote the word "DEMOCRACY". He was charged a week later and sentenced to three months in jail and three strokes of the cane.
In 2010, 36-year-old Swiss national Oliver Stricker was sentenced to five months in jail and three strokes of the cane for vandalism and trespass. He and an accomplice cut the fence of SMRT's Changi depot and spray painted an MRT carriage.