31-year-old suspect arrested for housebreaking

SINGAPORE - A 31-year-old male suspect has been arrested by the police for a housebreaking and theft by night case that occurred along Bukit Batok West Ave 8.

The police received a report that a donation box containing cash had been stolen from a temple in Bukit Batok.

After conducting investigations, Jurong Police Division officers arrested the suspect on March 17 at about 10.10pm along Boon Lay Drive.

The suspect will be charged in court on Mar 19.  Housebreaking and theft by night is punishable with a fine as well as a prison term of 14 years maximum.