Tuesday , August 9 2022

The Singapore court blames four men of Indian origin for burning fireworks in Diwali; country has crackers since 1972


Singapore: Four Indian men were indicted by the Singapore court on Saturday to burn Diwali's fireworks. Since 1972, the lighting of fireworks has been banned. Four were involved in three separate events: illegal fireworks in the houses of Yedun, Bukit Batok West and Joo Seng Road Tuesday, the Singaporeans celebrated Diwali or deepavali.

A Hariprasanth, 18, Elvis Xavier Fernandez, 25, Jeevan Arjoon, 28, and Alagappan Singaram, 54, have been charged with evacuating dangerous fireworks The straits Saturday. On Wednesday, two Indian-origin Singaporean men were charged on the eve of Diwali for allegedly taking part in an illegal fireworks display in Little India. Thaigu Selvarajoo, 29, is charged with providing dangerous fireworks that allegedly have been abused by 48-year-old Siva Kumar Subramaniam.

He claimed that Jeevan had left fireworks around 3:30 pm on Tuesday in the open area in front of 504B Yishun Street 51. Police said they were warned loudly in the area and there were cylinders containing explosives. The next day they arrested Jeevan. Hariprasanth and Singaram, 194B Bukit Batok are accused of evacuating a "25 Shooting Cake" box at 7.40 pm on Tuesday in an open area adjacent to West Avenue 6.

According to court documents, Fernandez is said to have evacuated six "whistles of gleam" on Block 18 Joo Seng Road three hours later. Officers arrested her on Thursday. Each of the four men charged on Friday was welcomed with 5000 SGD bail. Jeevan will return to court on 23 November and Fernandez will return five days later. Lawsuits involving Hariprasanth and Singaram were postponed to 30 November.

Selvarajoo and Siva Kumar were arrested at the Central Police Department and will return to the court on 14 November. Court documents did not disclose how they obtained fireworks. The straits. The government began organizing fireworks in 1968, when the celebration of fireworks lighting became a serious public safety issue. On August 1, 1972, a total ban was imposed.

"It was a crime to keep, sell, transfer, send, distribute or import any dangerous fireworks," he said. ”The police have zero tolerance for actions that endanger the life or safety of others, give unnecessary alarms to the public and do not hesitate to take action against those who clearly ignore the law,“ he said. Criminals convicted of evacuating dangerous fireworks can be sentenced to up to two years in prison and sentenced to between 2,000 SGD and 10,000 SGD.

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