62-year-old woman arrested for alleged loanshark harassment in Sengkang

A 62-year-old woman has been arrested for loanshark harassment in Fernvale Street. (PHOTO: Sengkang Neighbourhood Police Centre)

A 62-year-old woman has been arrested for suspected involvement in loanshark harassment in Sengkang.

Last Thursday (4 October), the police received a report on a debtor note that was pasted on the main gate of a residential unit along Fernvale Street. The gate was also locked with a bicycle lock.

The police subsequently arrested the woman on Wednesday (10 October). She will be charged under the Moneylenders Act on Friday.

First-time offenders convicted of loanshark harassment face a fine of between $5,000 and $50,000 with mandatory jail of up to 5 years and mandatory caning of up to six strokes.

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