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Netizen sacked after posting vulgar reply to PM's Facebook post

Published on May 15, 2014 6:56 AM
A computer user looking at the social-networking website Facebook. -- FILE PHOTO: BH

A Facebook user who posted vulgar abuse in response to Mother's Day wishes by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has been sacked from his job.

Mr Ridhuan Abdullah, 30, had identified himself as a security officer at "Keith Morton" on the post, which triggered the move.

The security firm's owner, Mr William Morton Jr, said yesterday that such conduct cannot be condoned, particularly from security officers who are expected to uphold basic standards of decorum.

"He clearly breached our company's code of conduct and we cannot tolerate this," he said.

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