47-year-old man arrested for throwing ofo bike from 15th storey of Boon Keng block

A 47-year-old man has been arrested for throwing an ofo bicycle down from the 15th floor of Block 11 Boon Keng Road yesterday (Jun 22).

The police said that they received a report regarding the case at 5.38am.

Officers from Bedok Police Division conducted extensive ground enquiries and arrested the suspect on the same day.

If convicted of a rash act, he can be jailed up to six months and/or fined up to $2,500.

The police said in their statement that take a serious view of such dangerous acts that endanger the lives of others and will take swift action against the perpetrators.

The incident is the latest in a string of bicycle-related offences.

One week ago, a 14-year-old was arrested for throwing an ofo bicycle from the 30th floor of Block 116B Jalan Tenteram.

On Jun 20, four teenagers were arrested for throwing an oBike into a canal in Punggol.