Two men, aged 30 and 37, were investigated by the police for stealing a total of 140 electronic devices from the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS).
The two men, Mohamed Shahrizal Shaik Mohamed, 30, and Muhammad Fairus Jasni, 37, were arrested on Monday (Mar. 27) and Tuesday (Mar. 28) respectively.
The former was charged on Wednesday (Mar. 29) and the latter was charged on Thursday (Mar. 30).
Both men were charged with housebreaking and theft, which carries an imprisonment term of up to 10 years and a fine.
In a police news release, the police said they were alerted to a case of housebreaking at 11 Hospital Crescent on Mar. 27 at 2pm.
A total of 140 sets of electronic devices with a total value of S$152,000 were stolen, including 112 Lenovo ThinkPad T14 laptops valued at S$1,088 each, according to charge sheets seen by Mothership.
A total of 40 laptops and cash amounting to S$16,000 were recovered by the police.
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