The Police have arrested a 32-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty.
On 3 September 2022 at about 11.40pm, the Police received a report that a female teenager was purportedly molested by an unknown man along Jurong Gateway Road.
Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from CCTVs, officers from Clementi Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him within 16 hours of the report.
The man will be charged in court on 6 September 2022. The offence of outrage of modesty, punishable under Section 354(1) of the Penal Code 1871 carries an imprisonment term of up to three years, a fine, or caning, or any combination of such punishments.
The Police have zero tolerance towards sexual offenders who threaten the safety of the community and offenders will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
05 September 2022 @ 6:30 PM