Man arrested for Theft of Motor Vehicle

The Police have arrested a 70-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of theft of motor vehicle.

On 20 September 2018, the Police were alerted to a case of a motorcycle missing from Block 121 Paya Lebar Way.

Through ground enquiries, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on the same day.

Investigations against the man are ongoing. Anyone convicted for the theft of motor vehicle under Section 379A of the Penal Code, Chapter 224 is liable to an imprisonment term of up to 7 years and a fine.

The Police would like to advise all motorcycle owners to adopt the following crime prevention measures:

Park your motorcycle in well-lit areas;

Install an anti-theft alarm for your motorcycle;

Use a motorcycle canvas to cover the motorcycle, securing both ends;

Use additional locking devices such as disc brake locks or install a suspension guard; and

Remove the ignition key and lock the motorcycle, whenever it is left unattended.

Source: Singapore Police Force

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