SINGAPORE — A 37-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a taxi driver along Woodlands Drive 75 on Saturday (25 July) morning.
In a news release on Sunday, the police said they received a report from a 61-year-old cabby who said that he had been robbed of $80 by a male passenger at said location.
With the aid of images from police cameras, Woodlands Police Division officers established the alleged culprit’s identity and arrested him within four hours of the report.
Cash amounting to $42 was recovered from the man, who was also apprehended over a suspected drug-related offence.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is believed to have committed other theft cases,” said the police. The man will be charged with robbery on Monday. If convicted, he faces a jail term of between three and 14 years, along with caning of no less than 12 strokes.
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