2 men nabbed for breaking into medical institution at Outram and stealing electronic devices worth $152k

Two men, aged 30 and 37, have been arrested for their suspected involvement in a case of housebreaking and theft.

In a statement on Wednesday (Mar 29), the police said they were alerted to a case of housebreaking at a medical institution along Outram Road on Mar 27 at 2pm.

A total of 140 sets of electronic devices with a total value of $152,000 were purportedly stolen from the premises.

Officers established the identities of the two men and arrested them on Mar 27 and Mar 28 respectively.

A total of 40 laptops and $16,000 in cash were recovered.

The offence carries a jail term of up to 10 years and a fine.