Second man arrested in relation to Kambah house fire

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A 31-year-old man is expected to face court today (Thursday, 20 February 2020) charged in relation to a house fire in November 2019.

About 11.00pm on Thursday, 21 November 2019 police and ACT Fire & Rescue attended a fire at a residence on Chirnside Place, Kambah.

Following an investigation by ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis, the man was arrested about 7am today in Watson.

He has been charged with a total of nine offences, including acts endangering life, arson, aggravated burglary, and participating in a criminal group.  

Police will oppose bail.

He is the second man arrested in relation to this incident, following the arrest of a man in Kaleen yesterday (Wednesday, 19 February 2020).

Anyone who may have information about the Kambah incident (ref: 6463457) or other criminal gang activity in the ACT can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au