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The Police have arrested a 18-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of public nuisance.

On 5 August 2022 at about 11.10pm, the Police received a report that a man was allegedly causing a commotion on a MRT train.

Upon receiving the ‘999’ call, Police officers from the Public Transport Security Command were despatched to render assistance at Bedok MRT station. However, the man involved was no longer at scene.

Police officers from Bedok Police Division worked with officers from the Public Transport Security Command to identify the man. He was subsequently arrested for the offence of public nuisance.

The man will be charged in court with public nuisance on 13 August 2022. Anyone found guilty of the offence of public nuisance under Section 290 of the Penal Code 1871 will be liable for a fine which may extend to $2,000. In the case where the offender knew that the act or omission constituting the public nuisance will cause or will probably cause any common injury, danger or annoyance to the public, the offender may be liable upon conviction to an imprisonment term which may extend to three months, a fine which may extend to $2,000, or both.

 


PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
14 August 2022 @ 10:40 PM
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