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Man To Be Charged For Discharge Of Dangerous Fireworks

A 38-year-old man will be charged in court on 26 March 2020 for his involvement in a case of discharge of dangerous fireworks.

On 27 October 2019 at about 8.00pm, the Police responded to a case of  discharge of dangerous fireworks along Jurong West Street 73. Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Jurong Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 29 October 2019.

The offence of discharging dangerous fireworks under Section 3(1)(b) of the Dangerous Fireworks Act carries a fine of not less than $2,000 and not more than $10,000, an imprisonment term not exceeding 2 years, or both.

Members of the public are reminded that it is an offence to possess, sell, transport, send, deliver, distribute or import any dangerous fireworks. The Police have zero tolerance against acts that endanger the lives or safety of others as well as cause undue alarm to the public, and will not hesitate to take action against those who blatantly disregard the law.


PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
25 March 2020 @ 9:45 AM
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