The Police have arrested a 39-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of mischief by fire.
On 10 August 2022 at about 1.30 pm, the Police received a report informing that a man was allegedly burning National Day decorations that had been put up around Blk 115A Canberra Walk. Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, the man was arrested within six hours of the reported case.
The man will be charged in court on 12 August 2022 with the offence of mischief by fire under Section 435 of the Penal Code 1871. The offence carries an imprisonment term which may extend to seven years and a fine.
The Police have zero tolerance against those who deliberately damage property and they will be dealt with severely in accordance with the law.