Singapore police have arrested a 27-year-old man for possession of a katana after receiving reports that the man was carrying a sword while chasing someone along 61 Hougang Street.
After the police arrived at the scene, they used security cameras and eyewitness accounts to identify and arrest the man.
According to a police statement, the katana, which is 73 centimeters long, was found in the trunk of the man’s car.
The cause of the accident was not clear, but no one was reported injured.
The 27-year-old was indicted in court today for possession of a scheduled weapon under the Corrosive Substances, Explosives and Assault Weapons Act of 1958, which carries a possible penalty of up to 5 years and 6 strikes on a stick.
Plus other swords Scheduled Weapons Listed in the 1958 Act They include different types of combat knives, bike chain whips, and nunchucks (our apologies to all of you Michealanglo cosplayers).