Remember the recent SingPost PR disaster whereby they engaged a few kids to go around vandalising their own post boxes? The public were alarmed by the horrific random spray painting masqueraded as graffiti art. The police were alerted, wasting much public resources, resulting in a publicity backlash for SingPost.
A MRT train was reported to have been vandalised by a swiss national today. Here’s a video recording of the the vandalised train:
Via Straits Times.com:
AN MRT train parked in a depot was hit with garish graffiti in what amounted to a serious security breach in a restricted area here.
The vandal apparently sneaked into the sprawling depot at Changi, despite an array of barriers, including fences topped with barbed wire.
Once inside, he spray-painted elaborate graffiti on one side of a train, across one carriage. The Straits Times understands that the vandal, a 33-year-old Swiss national, cut through the fence of the depot along Xilin Avenue, in what is believed to be the first such case of vandalism here.
A middle-aged Swiss national cutting into a restricted area to beautify a train with graffiti art? This is a first in Singapore… no, wait, there was the infamous Michael Fay before this dude.
If you check out the video, the graffiti actually looks pretty decent, at least a thousand times better than the crap that SingPost PAID kids to spray on their post boxes. Could this be the Part 2 of their lame attempt at a creative campaign?
Or is this swiss national just another retard like the recent 7 Kallang Sarawakian Monsters who do not know how harsh the Singapore laws are?
Michael Fay got his ass fried. This dude is likely to get the same unless he has some amazing mitigating factors or the President of Switzerland writes in to plead for him (which may not work cos Bill Clinton could not save Michael Fay either).
I have a stereotypical image of a “swiss national” as a rich banker in suit. fixated in my head. Hence I cannot fathom someone like this bending down in his Armani suit with a rusty can of paint, painstakingly spray painting on a MRT train. It has got to be a publicity stunt…. SingPost, is it you again? Please own up. 🙂
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3 thoughts on “MRT Train vandalised by Swiss National – Is this another publicity stunt by SingPost?”
I’m Swiss expatriate living here in Singapore working for a Bank. Please Singapore law, bring this primitive creature to Changi prison and canning him 3 days non-stop. Oli
I am in Singapore since more than 15 years. Singapore spend so much money to keep the city so beautiful and clean! A foreigner who dares to vandalize the property of Singapore government shall be punishing heavily. It is not an accident, it is deeply premeditated. Swiss citizen what a shame! He should get 5 years to clean all the trains of SMRT by hands under the sun with the mosquitoes’! To get few cans will be advice to reeducate this primitive from the jungle doing what they dare to call art! It is another depravation of drugs addict from the west! When Singapore has one of the best subways of the World with Russia such behave shall be punished. The law of Singapore shall not be weak even Swiss Banks are very strong in Singapore when UBS want to sell the names of its fidel customers to US IRS as Judah! So long Swiss the lost paradise!
All they think is canning and fining. What about the flaw in security.. Who’s responsible for that ? Call singapore a cosmopolitan.. makes me laugh..