20 Apr '13, 10am

Singapore hit by bomb hoaxes after Boston attacks

Singapore hit by bomb hoaxes after Boston attacks

SINGAPORE - A 34-year-old man has been arrested in Singapore over an online threat to bomb several locations in the city-state in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon attack, police said Saturday. The man, whose name and nationality were not disclosed, was arrested on Thursday after posting the threat as a comment on a news article about the deadly bombings in Boston, police said in a statement. "Preliminary investigations indicated that the suspect had no intention or means to carry out his threats," said the statement. Local daily The Straits Times reported the man had posted the comment on the Yahoo! Singapore website. Making bomb threats in Singapore is an offence punishable by a maximum of five years in jail or a fine of up to Sg$100,000 ($82,000), or both. Separately, police said they were investigating a threat to bomb the Singapore Marathon in December, with no arr...

Full article: http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=%2F2013%2F4%2F2...

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