Can­ing for graf­fiti spree

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS -

SINGAPORE: A Swiss man was sen­tenced to three strokes of a cane and five months in prison for spray-paint­ing graf­fiti on a sub­way car.

Oliver Fricker, 32, pleaded guilty to the May 16 of­fence but com­plained the pun­ish­ment was too se­vere.

Van­dal­ism in Singapore car­ries a manda­tory three to eight strokes of a cane and a hefty fine or up to three years in jail. – Sapa-AP

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