A man in Penang was recently arrested for setting fire to several motorcycles
According to Harian Metro, the incident took place on Sunday, 28 March, at Jalan Macallum in George Town.
Timur Laut district police chief ACP Soffian Santong said that the suspect was detained at his house in Lebuh Cecil around 1am yesterday, 30 March.
Police believe that the suspect set a woman's motorcycle on fire out of anger due to unrequited love
Soffian explained that the man was in love with the motorcycle's owner, a foreigner.
However, she did not reciprocate his advances.
"The suspect set fire to the woman's motorcycle and caused four other motorcycles nearby to also go up in flames," he explained.
The case is being investigated under Section 435 of the Penal Code
The suspect was remanded for a day but has been released on police bail.
The Timur Laut police headquarter urges members of the public with any information regarding the case to reach out to authorities at +604-2181844.