Tag Archives: Unattended Bag

CHINESE NATIONAL FINED $1K FOR SECURITY SCARE AT HOUGANG MRT

The man who became the first person arrested this year for leaving his luggage bag unattended at an MRT station, have been fined the maximum $1,000 for causing annoyance to the public. Construction worker Wang Jianpo, a 39 year old Chinese national, pleaded guilty to the offence on Friday. Wang, who is a construction worker, had been working in Singapore for at least five years, triggered the security alert on 2 April after he left a blue luggage bag unattended at the far end of the train platform at Hougang MRT station. The court understands that the luggage was collected from his friend at Buangkok Crescent earlier that day before he headed for Hougang MRT station. For some reason, Wang decided to leave the luggage bag behind while he went to Chinatown to run some errands. The luggage was eventually found to contain only household items.

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POLICE ARRESTS MAN FOR LEAVING BAG UNATTENDED AT MRT STATION

Yet another case of a stupid man leaving his bag unattended in a public place. This time, it happened on Wednesday at Admiralty MRT Station, where the 34 year old man left his luggage bag unattended, while he went to make a purchase at a convenience store. According to police reports, they were alerted to the case at 8:45am, where they found the unattended luggage bag at the MRT bicycle bay. The luggage bag contained personal items like clothing, medication and toiletries. The police officers at the scene traced the owner of the luggage bag and arrested him at the station. Police are still investigating the case.

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