The Police have arrested a 16-year-old youth for her suspected involvement in a case of mischief by fire.
On 29 December 2018 at about 3.30am, the Police were alerted to a case of fire at the void deck of Blk 34 Circuit Road. Nobody was injured in the fire.
Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from Police cameras, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the youth and arrested her at the vicinity of Blk 65 Circuit Road on the same day. Preliminary investigations revealed that the youth is believed to be involved in other similar cases of mischief by fire.
Anyone convicted for mischief by fire with intent to cause damage to property under Section 435 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, is liable for an imprisonment term up to 7 years, and shall also be liable to a fine.
Source: Singapore Police Force