Man arrested over fire involving BMW car and 5 motorcycles outside Boon Lay Shopping Centre

A 33-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a fire outside Boon Lay Shopping Mall on Oct 17 at 1am.

Several Stompers had alerted Stomp to the incident, and Stomper Faizal said the fire had damaged five motorcycles and one BMW car.

The suspect was arrested on Oct 18 at about 12.10am, within 24 hours of the incident being reported.

Officers from Jurong Police division arrested him with the help of images from police cameras and through extensive ground enquiries.

The man will be charged in court today (Oct 19) with mischief by fire with intent to cause damage to property under Section 435 of the Penal Code.

He is punishable with imprisonment for a term of up to seven years, and can also be liable to a fine.