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10 July 2019

Four Youths Arrested For Vandalism

The Police have arrested four youths, aged between 13 and 14, for their suspected involvement in a case of vandalism.

On 8 July 2019 at about 4.45pm, the Police were alerted to a case of vandalism at the roof top garden of Blk 183 Boon Lay Avenue multi-storey carpark where graffiti was sprayed on the wall.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from the police cameras, officers from Jurong Police Division established the identities of the four youths and arrested them on 8 and 9 July 2019.

Police investigation against the four youths are ongoing.

Under the Vandalism Act (Revised Edition 2014), any person who commits any act of vandalism or attempts to do any such act or causes any such act to be done shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, and shall also, subject to sections 325(1) and 330(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68), be punished with caning with not less than 3 strokes, and not more than 8 strokes, except that the punishment of caning shall not be imposed on a first conviction under this Act in the case of any act falling within..

PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
10 July 2019 @ 12:40AM

Last Updated on 10 July 2019