13-year-old arrested for threats to bomb MBS

Police have arrested a 13-year-old who said on Facebook that he wanted to bomb Marina Bay Sands (MBS).

The boy, believed to be from India but attending school here, said in a Facebook post that the day he leaves Singapore, he is going to take "a big big revenge" and "spit everywhere" and "plant bombs on Marina Bay Sands". The post also contained an expletive and was critical of Singapore.

Several police reports have been filed following the incident.

Police had said earlier they were also in touch with the school the student listed in his Facebook page - Global Indian International School.

The page has been taken down.