Caning for graffiti spree
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