Man, 50, arrested for allegedly spray-painting walls inside Chong Pang Neighbourhood Police Post

A 50-year-old has been arrested for allegedly spray-painting the walls inside Chong Pang Neighbourhood Police Post (NPP).

The police said they were alerted to the case of vandalist at Block 141 Yishun Ring Road on Thursday (Sep 23) at about 1.55pm.

The NPP is one of the redesigned NPPs which provide residents with round-the-clock access to police services via the self-help kiosks.

The man was arrested for vandalism and suspected possession and consumption of controlled drugs.

Police investigations are ongoing.

The man will be remanded for further investigations and the police will seek a court order to send him for psychiatric assessment.

The offence of vandalism carries a punishment with up to three years' jail, between three to eight strokes of the cane, and a fine.

The police said they deal with those who commit such inconsiderate acts firmly, as such acts can inconvenience the public and may delay the police's response to persons in need.