A 29-year-old man is currently in police custody after admitting that he is responsible for setting fire to the Arakaka Police Outpost with police ranks inside on Friday last.
The man, Roscoe Mc Intyre of Central Arakaka Village North West District will likely face an arson charge soon.
Last Friday around ranks were on duty at around 02:30hrs today, when they heard a loud explosion and instantaneously saw a huge blaze to the front door of the building.
The ranks immediately rushed and extinguished the fire with water.
Further checks disclosed that the front door of the building was scorched and a partly burnt 5-gallon bottle was at the front door.
Further checks were made around the building but no one was seen.No one was injured during the incident.