DUO ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE
The Police have arrested a man and woman, both aged 20, for their suspected involvement in a case of theft of motor vehicle.
On 4 February 2023 at about 5am, the Police received a report of a motorcycle stolen in the vicinity of Woodlands Street 41.
Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from Police cameras, officers from Woodlands Police Division established the identity of the duo and arrested them within seven hours of the report. The stolen motorcycle was also recovered. Police investigations are ongoing.
The offence of theft of motor vehicle with common intention under Section 379A read with Section 34 of the Penal Code 1871 carries an imprisonment term of up to seven years and a fine.
The Police would like to advise all motor vehicle owners to adopt the following crime prevention measures:
Park in well-lit areas;
Install an anti-theft alarm system and ensure that it is well-maintained;
Remove cash cards and other valuables, such as laptops and mobile phones before leaving the vehicle; and
Remove the ignition key and lock the vehicle, whenever it is left unattended.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
06 February 2023 @ 2:30 PM