On Mar. 18, Mothership received a tip-off from a reader who claimed that a boy had taken a girl for a joyride in a police car.
Brought on a car ride in police car
This was revealed in a series of Instagram stories from the girl's Instagram account posted on the night of Mar. 18.
Here's the video:
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She can be heard laughing and saying: "So this is the ride for tonight, we're going in a police car."
Speaking to Mothership, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said that the boy is a 19-year-old Full-time Police National Serviceman (PNSF).
Police NSF arrested
The PNSF is from the logistical support office of the Singapore Police Force's Protective Security Command (ProCom) and had driven the police vehicle out of ProCom without authorisation.
He was arrested for theft of a police vehicle on Mar. 19.
Here's a full statement by the police:
“The Police have arrested a 19-year-old Full-time Police National Serviceman (PNSF) for theft of a police vehicle on 19 March 2020. Preliminary investigations revealed that the PNSF, attached to the logistical support office of Protective Security Command (ProCom), had driven the police vehicle out of ProCom without authorisation. Police investigations are ongoing.
Officers of the Singapore Police Force, including PNSFs, are expected to uphold the law and maintain high standards of discipline and integrity. Those who commit criminal offences will be dealt with in accordance with the law.”
Top image screenshot from video