Two Men Arrested For Theft As A Servant And Dishonestly Receiving Stolen Property
The Police have arrested two men, aged 28 and 31, for their suspected involvement in a case of theft as a servant and dishonestly receiving stolen property.
On 12 January 2019 at about 9.40am, the Police received a report that manufacturing equipment valued at about $100,000 were missing from a workshop along Ubi Road 1.
With the aid of CCTV images, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identities of the two men and arrested them on 13 January 2019. Preliminary investigations revealed that the 28-year-old man was a former employee at the workshop who is believed to have stolen the items and sold them to the 31-year-old man.
Both men will be charged in court on 15 January 2019. The 28-year-old man will be charged with theft as a servant under Section 381 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which carries an imprisonment term that may extend to 7 years, and shall also be liable to fine. The 31-year-old man will be charged with dishonestly receiving stolen property under Section 411 punishable under Section 414 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224 which carries an imprisonment term that may extend to 5 years, or with fine, or with both.
Source: Singapore Police Force