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46 Y.O MAN TO BE CHARGED FOR FAKE BOMB INCIDENT IN AMK

46-Year-Old Man to be Charged for Fake Bomb Incident in Singapore

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According to The Straits Times, A 46-year-old man will be charged on April 9 for his alleged involvement in an incident relating to a fake bomb in Singapore. The man, a security officer on night shift at the premises, was supposed to dispose of the fake bomb after he received a call from the exercise team at about 4.30am on January 5. However, he had forgotten to do so, and was also purportedly not at the guardhouse when the exercise was going on in the early hours of that day, according to the police.

The police responded to a call at 8.22am about an item – suspected to be an improvised explosive device (IED) – found at 32 Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 2. Police officers conducted security checks and the item was later established to be a fake IED and did not pose a security threat. The man admitted to falsifying entries in his guardhouse’s log book to cover up his absence, the police said.

The incident resulted in the activation of actual police resources to the scene and more than 100 people were inconvenienced as they were prevented from entering the premises due to the ongoing checks. The police said that poor management of the exercise resulted in the activation of actual police resources to the scene and more than 100 people were inconvenienced as they were prevented from entering the premises due to the ongoing checks.

The man is due to be charged with causing alarm, for being absent for his duties without valid reasons, providing false information to a public servant, and for falsifying accounts. Those convicted of causing alarm under the Protection from Harassment Act can be fined up to $5,000. For being absent from security officer duty without valid reasons, the offender can be fined up to $2,000, jailed for up to three months, or both, under the Private Security Industry (Conduct) Regulations. For providing false information to a public servant, the offender can be jailed up to six months, fined up to $5,000, or both. Those found to have falsified accounts can be jailed up to 10 years, fined, or both.

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The police said that they take all security threats seriously and will not hesitate to take action against anyone who causes public alarm due to their negligence. The police added that the incident came at a cost of public resources that had to be deployed to deal with the incident.

In conclusion, the 46-year-old man will be charged for his alleged involvement in an incident relating to a fake bomb in Singapore. The incident resulted in the activation of actual police resources to the scene and more than 100 people were inconvenienced. The man is due to be charged with causing alarm, for being absent for his duties without valid reasons, providing false information to a public servant, and for falsifying accounts. The police take all security threats seriously and will not hesitate to take action against anyone who causes public alarm due to their negligence.

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