Monday , February 6 2023

Four men arrested for fireworks in Yishun, Bukit Batok and Joo Seng


SINGAPORE: On Thursday, police said four men were arrested for allegedly eliminating fireworks in three separate incidents, Yishun, Bukit Batok and Joo Seng.

In the first case, the police said that about 3:30 after a while, the military sounds that they suspect were they were thrown out of fireworks in the open field at Block 513A Yishun Street 51.

The site found balloons containing explosive materials, which were believed to have started installing fireworks. The next day, an 28-year-old man was arrested.

In the second case, two men, aged 18 to 54, were suspected of fireworks in the cool deck of 1940 Bukita Batok Street 6, about 19.40.

It also found a box of explosive materials. Both were arrested later on the day after the investigation.

The third incident was reported at noon. 9.55 after hearing loud audible fireworks discharging at block 18 on Joo Seng Road streets.

A test set with explosive materials was found at the site.

On Thursday, police arrested a 25-year-old man.

Four men will be charged on Friday for the release of dangerous fireworks. If they are convicted, they face a fine of $ 2,000 to $ 10,000, up to two years' imprisonment, or both.

"Members of the public are reminded that the crime is the possession, sale, transportation, shipping, delivery, distribution or importation of dangerous fireworks," said the police.

"Police have zero tolerance for activities that endanger the lives or safety of others, and cause unwarranted anxiety to the public and do not hesitate against those who obviously do not comply with the law."

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