55-year-old man arrested for allegedly setting fire to rubbish bins in Bukit Panjang

A 55-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of mischief by fire cases.

Between Nov 30 and Dec 1, the police received several reports of rubbish bins being set on fire along Senja Road.

Through follow-up investigations and images from police cameras, officers from Jurong Police Division arrested the man on Monday (Dec 2) along Senja Road.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is believed to be involved in other cases of mischief by fire.

The man will be charged in court on Wednesday (Dec 4).

If convicted, he could face a jail term of up to seven years and a fine.