2 teens arrested for loanshark harassment

2 teens arrested for loanshark harassment

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested two teenagers believed to have harassed loanshark debtors at Ang Mo Kio.

The 14-year-old male and 18-year-old female were seen behaving suspiciously outside a Compassvale unit on Saturday night.

They are believed to have splashed paint on doors of units in Ang Mo Kio, and are also accused of leaving notes demanding repayment from debtors.

Police seized from them two mobile phones, a marker pen and a note demanding payment.

The teens will face court on Sunday. If found guilty of loanshark harassment, they each face a jail term of up to five years, and a fine between $5,000 and $50,000. They could also be given between three to six strokes of the cane.

ljessica@sph.com.sg

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