Man, 55, arrested for vandalising cars along Exeter Road

The police were informed on March 23 at about 1.40pm that six cars parked along Exeter Road had been splashed with paint remover, causing the paint to peel off.
The police were informed on March 23 at about 1.40pm that six cars parked along Exeter Road had been splashed with paint remover, causing the paint to peel off.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
The police were informed on March 23 at about 1.40pm that six cars parked along Exeter Road had been splashed with paint remover, causing the paint to peel off.
The police were informed on March 23 at about 1.40pm that six cars parked along Exeter Road had been splashed with paint remover, causing the paint to peel off.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

SINGAPORE - A 55-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of vandalism.

The police were informed on March 23 at about 1.40pm that six cars parked along Exeter Road had been splashed with paint remover.

It had caused the paint of the vehicles to peel off, the police said in a statement on Wednesday (Sept 20).

Officers from Tanglin Police Division identified the man through intensive probes and extensive ground enquiries, along with the aid of closed-circuit television footages.

He was arrested along Kent Road on Monday and investigations against him are ongoing.

Anyone found guilty of vandalism under section 3 of the Vandalism Act, chapter 341, can be jailed up to three years or fined up to $2,000, and caned between three and eight strokes.