A suspect has been charged in connection with a fire in Margate.

Kent Police was called to Sandhurst Place in the town at around 6.20pm on Friday 27 May 2022 to assist Kent Fire and Rescue Service at the scene of a fire in a property.

Apputhurai Gunapalasingam, 56, of Sandhurst Place, Margate, was arrested and charged with arson with intent to endanger life.

He appeared at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Monday 30 May where he was remanded in custody. The case will next be heard at Canterbury Crown Court on a date to be confirmed.

By Ed

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