The Police have arrested two men, aged 22 and 24 for their suspected involvement in a case of theft of motor vehicle.
On 12 June 2017 at about 3.00 am, the owner of the motorcycle reported that his motorcycle was stolen along Bayfront Avenue. Upon receipt of the report, officers from Central Police Division conducted extensive follow-up investigations and eventually established the identities of the suspects involved. In an operation conducted, both men were separately arrested along Sembawang and Circuit Road on 11 July 2017 and 12 July 2017.
The men will be charged in Court on 13 July 2017 with the offence of Theft of motor vehicle with common intention under Section 379A read with Section 34 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which is punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 7 years, and a fine.
The Police would like to advise all motorcycle owners to adopt the following crime prevention measures:
Park your motorcycle in well-lit areas;
Install an anti-theft alarm for your motorcycle;
Use a motorcycle canvas to cover the motorcycle, securing both ends;
Use additional locking devices such as disc brake locks or install a suspension guard; and
Remove the ignition key and lock the motorcycle, whenever it is left unattended
Source: Singapore Police Force