21-year-old Arrested Along Bencoolen Street With Truncheon & A Knuckle-Duster Hidden In His Underwear


A 21-year-old man was arrested after he was found to be carrying a truncheon and a knuckle duster on Tuesday, 13 Spet.

According to Starits Times, the man allegedly attempted to evade officers who were patrolling Cheng Yan Place in Bugis at around 2pm and wanted to conduct checks on him.

Instead of complying with orders to stop, he ran. The officers gave chase and eventually caught him along Bencoolen Street.

The man, who was carrying a 50 cm retractable truncheon, dropped it as one of the officers pulled out a Taser.

According to the police, he was restrained using force. Additionally, a knuckle-duster was discovered hidden in his underwear.

Source : Singapore Police Force

He was arrested for the alleged offences of possession of a scheduled weapon and carrying a truncheon in a public place as well as suspected drug-related offences, Straits Time reported

No one was injured during the incident.


For possession of a scheduled weapon, offenders can face a jail term of up to five years and receive at least six strokes of the cane. For carrying a truncheon in a public place, those found guilty may be jailed up to one month, be fined up to $5,000, or both.

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