ACT Policing has deemed a fire at the Kippax Halal Markets on Monday, December 15, as suspicious.
Around 1am on December 15, police and ACT Fire and Rescue attended the shop after a number of people observed smoke coming from the roof cavity of the centre.
ACT Fire and Rescue gained entry to the shop, and extinguished a fire which had started in an office area.
Police are seeking any witnesses who may have seen any persons or vehicles in the area at the time to come forward.
Anyone who may be able to provide further information to assist the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
(ACT Policing Media Release)