SINGAPORE: A 33—year—old man has been arrested for a making a bomb threat through a phone call.
On June 25, 2012 at about 2.10pm, the National Skin Centre received a bomb threat and reported the matter to the Police.
Police managed to trace the identity of the suspect, and the man was arrested at his residence in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 later that same day.
Investigations against the suspect are in progress.
If found guilty for making a bomb threat, the man could be fined up to S$50,000, be jailed for up to seven years, or both.
Commander of Ang Mo Kio Police Division, Assistant Commissioner of Police Keok Tong San, said making a bomb threat is a serious offence that causes disruptions and hampers police response to real emergencies, and warned that such perpetrators will be tracked down and brought to justice.
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