Mixed reactions to DBS' handling of 'ripped Singapore flag' incident

In a Facebook post, DBS said that Mr Avijit Das Patnaik was "no longer with the bank" as of Aug 24.
In a Facebook post, DBS said that Mr Avijit Das Patnaik was "no longer with the bank" as of Aug 24.PHOTO: ST FILE

Some question if employers are overreacting because of pressure from online vigilantes; experts urge caution

DBS Bank's move to part ways with an employee who sparked controversy with a social media post has ignited debate about whether bosses are overreacting to pressure generated by online vigilantes.

DBS issued a statement on Facebook on Tuesday stating that employee Avijit Das Patnaik was no longer working at the bank.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 31, 2018, with the headline 'Mixed reactions to DBS' handling of 'flag incident''. Print Edition | Subscribe