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PREVIOUS CASES OF VANDALISM

APRIL 2013

Mohamad Khalid Mohamad Yusop, 33, vandalised the Cenotaph War Monument at Connaught Drive.

Using a can of red spray paint, he wrote the word "DEMOCRACY" and a large "X" on the monument.

He was sentenced to three months in jail and three strokes of the cane and was ordered to pay $208 for the repair of the monument.


AUGUST 2011

A hole was cut in the fence at the Bishan Depot and the words "Jet Setter's", measuring nearly 9m long and 1m in height, were spray-painted on one of the trains.

SMRT was fined $200,000 by the Land Transport Authority.

The culprit was not caught.


MAY 2010

Swiss national Oliver Fricker was given seven months' jail and three strokes of the cane.

His accomplice, Briton Lloyd Dane Alexander, has yet to be found. SMRT was fined $50,000.

The men cut through the fence of SMRT's Changi depot and spray-painted graffiti on one side of a train.