Man detained for arson in Leiria

in Regional · 28-07-2020 14:58:00 · 0 Comments
Man detained for arson in Leiria

The Department of Forensic Investigation of Leiria detained on 25 July a man that is suspected of five crimes regarding forest fires that happened in Alcobaça.

The detainee, using firelighters and cigarettes, would set fire in areas next to where he lives and would usually then help the authorities to combat the fire.

The suspect is 30 years old, works in a textile factory and will be presented to judicial authorities to be charged for the crimes of setting fire to a forest area.


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