Man arrested after throwing brick on Parliament House driveway

Man arrested after throwing brick on Parliament House driveway

Parliament house main gates after Lexus driver threw brick on driveway
The main gate of Parliament House, seen on the evening of Jan 11, 2019, after a man threw a brick on the driveway outside the gate. (Photo: Gaya Chandramohan)

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a man who threw a brick on the driveway of Parliament House on Friday afternoon (Jan 11).

Police said that they were alerted to the case at around 4pm. 

The man drove a car onto the driveway of Parliament House and threw a brick on the driveway before driving off, police said. Parliament was not in session at the time.

"The incident happened at the driveway outside the secured main gate of the Parliament House," police added.

Parliament House on night of Jan 11 after after Lexus driver threw brick on driveway
(Photo: Gaya Chandramohan)

The 45-year-old man has been arrested for criminal trespass.

Photos circulating on social media show an alert transmitted to taxi drivers' mobile data terminals, asking them to be on the lookout for a black Lexus SUV that "drove into" Parliament House.

Police added that investigations are ongoing.

Source: CNA/nh(hm)

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