SINGAPORE: A 39-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (Aug 10) for allegedly burning National Day decorations.
The police received a report on Aug 10 at about 1.30pm informing them that a man was allegedly burning National Day decorations that had been put up around Blk 115A Canberra Walk.
Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, the man was arrested within six hours of the reported case, the police said in a news release on Thursday.
"The Police have zero tolerance against those who deliberately damage property and they will be dealt with severely in accordance with the law."
The man will be charged in court on Friday with the offence of mischief by fire. The offence carries a jail term of up to seven years and a fine.