Progress Singapore Party (PSP) leader and candidate for West Coast Dr Tan Cheng Bock has said its party posters at Chua Chu Kang constituency were torn down on Nomination Day yesterday (June 30).
In a Facebook post on Wednesday (July 1), Dr Tan said he was informed of the incident last night and a police report has been made.
He wrote: "Last night, my team members informed me that regrettably, someone had torn down our PSP posters for the constituency of Chua Chu Kang. A police report has been made."
However, PSP team in Chua Chu Kang "are not deterred", he said.
“The team in Chua Chu Kang, consisting of Francis Yuen, Tan Meng Wah, Abdul Rahman and Shaun Choo are not deterred. They continue to strive to connect with residents and share the PSP message,” wrote Dr Tan.
The PSP team will be going head to head with the People's Action Party team comprising Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, Low Yen Ling, as well as new faces Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim and Don Wee.
Gan also posted on the Chua Chu Kang GRC page alluding to the incident, and stated the importance of respecting all campaign materials, "including posters of opposing parties".
He wrote: "As political parties reach out to win the hearts and minds of our people, it is important that all of us, including supporters of various political parties, must adhere to the decorum of a dignified campaign and respect all campaign materials, including posters of opposing parties.
"This is in keeping with the high standard of conduct, courtesy and mutual respect that a good campaign must have. We look forward to an honorable and respectful campaign.
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