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Man who who turned on police with stun gun and accomplice arrested

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The police said in their Facebook that they have arrested two men for unlawful possession of a stun gun. The men, aged 21 and 24, were arrested in Yishun housing estate.

The police said that on 10 January 2017 at about 11.51 am, they were alerted to a case of unknown persons banging on the door of a residential unit. Officers from Ang Mo Kio Division conducted ground enquiries both suspects were spotted behaving suspiciously at a carpark and were believed to be attempting to steal from a car.

When officers approached the suspects, the 24-year-old suspect turned aggressive and attempted to use a stun gun on the officers. The two suspects were arrested on the spot. Preliminary investigations also revealed that the suspects are believed to be involved in other criminal cases.

The 24-year-old and 21-year-old suspects will be charged in Court on 11 January 2017 and 12 January 2017 respectively. Under the Arms and Explosive Act, Chapter 13, anyone found guilty of unlawful possession of arm without a licence may be punished with a fine not exceeding $5,000 and imprisonment for a term which may extend to 3 years.Follow us on Social Media

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