Man arrested after 2 Jelebu Road units secured with bicycle locks, debtor's note found

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in loansharking activities.

The police said they had been alerted on Jan 31 to a case of loanshark harassment, where two residential units along Jelebu Road were locked with bicycle locks. A piece of debtor’s note was also pasted on the gate of one of the units./p>

The suspect's identity was established through ground enquiries and images from police cameras, leading to this arrest along Jurong West Street 41.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is believed to be involved in several other cases of loanshark harassment island wide.

He was charged in court yesterday (Feb 14) under the Moneylenders Act.