37-year-old man arrested for setting off fireworks in Ang Mo Kio on Deepavali after Stomp report

A 37-year-old man has been arrested for setting off fireworks at Block 307A Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 on Deepavali (Oct 18).

Stomp reported on the incident after Stomper Ning shared how she had woken up to the sounds of fireworks going off at about 10.27pm.

“It was so loud and went on for about a minute," she said. "At first, I thought it was an explosion."

The police said in a news release that officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division conducted extensive ground enquiries before arresting the suspect at 1.30pm on Oct 20.

Investigations are ongoing.

If found guilty of the offence of discharge of dangerous fireworks, the suspect can be jailed up to two years and/or fined between $2,000 and $10,000.