Man who tried to use stun gun on police officers arrested

A man who turned on police officers using a stun gun and his suspected accomplice, who were seen behaving suspiciously at a carpark in Yishun, have been arrested.
A man who turned on police officers using a stun gun and his suspected accomplice, who were seen behaving suspiciously at a carpark in Yishun, have been arrested. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A man who turned on police officers using a stun gun, and his suspected accomplice, were arrested, police said in a Facebook post on Wednesday (Jan 11).

The two suspects, aged 21 and 24, were seen behaving suspiciously at a carpark in Yishun on Tuesday.

They may have been attempting to steal from a car, police said.

When officers approached the suspects, the 24-year-old suspect, turned aggressive and attempted to use a stun gun on the officers.

The two suspects were arrested on the spot.

The 24-year-old was also charged with theft from vehicles and voluntarily causing hurt on Wednesday.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects are believed to be involved in other criminal cases.

Under the Arms and Explosive Act, anyone found guilty of unlawful possession of arms without a licence may fined up to $5,000 and jailed up to three years.