30 Jul '11, 8am

Man who chained up gates of debtors' units arrested

Man who chained up gates of debtors' units arrested

A 54-year-old man suspected to be involved in loanshark harrassment was arrested on Thursday afternoon in Bukit Panjang. -- PHOTO: POLICE A 54-YEAR-OLD man suspected to be involved in loanshark harrassment was arrested on Thursday afternoon in Bukit Panjang. He allegedly chained up the gates of debtors' units and scrawled loan-shark related graffiti on their walls. He is suspected to have terrorised debtors in Serangoon, Sengkang, Bukit Batok, and Bukit Panjang. If he is convicted for loanshark harassment, he faces a maximum penalty of five years in jail, a fine of $50,000 and up to six strokes of the cane.

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