The Police have arrested a 39-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of mischief by fire.

On 24 March 2019 at about 12.15pm, the Police received a report that a motorcycle parked at the multi-storey carpark of Blk 11 Chai Chee Road was on fire. Through ground enquiries and with the aid of footages from Police Cameras (POLCAM), officers from Bedok Police Division arrested the man within 9 hours of receiving the report. A lighter that was used to set the fire was seized from the man as a case exhibit.

The man will be charged in court on 26 March 2019 with mischief by fire with intent to cause damage to property under Section 435 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. If convicted he will be liable for a jail term of up to 7 years, and shall also be liable to a fine.

Source: Singapore Police Force