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Suspect arrested for theft of S$85,000 from lodging house

Police have arrested a man suspected of stealing S$85,000 from a lodging house at Cuff Road, off Serangoon Road.

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a man suspected of stealing S$85,000 from a lodging house at Cuff Road, off Serangoon Road.

Police said they were informed of the case just after midnight on Monday.

Following a manhunt, the 27-year-old suspect was arrested in the vicinity of Jalan Membina, off Jalan Bukit Merah, on Wednesday evening.

Police said part of the stolen cash, amounting to about $56,000, was recovered from his possession.

The suspect will be charged in court on Friday. If found guilty, he could be jailed up to seven years and fined.

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