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55 Y.O MAN ARRESTED FOR “AGGRAVATED OUTRAGE OF MODESTY”, MOLESTED WOMAN @ JOO CHIAT

MAN ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED OUTRAGE OF MODESTY

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The Police have arrested a 55-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of aggravated outrage of modesty.

On 14 January 2023 at about 1.50am, the Police received a report that a 29-year-old woman was molested by a man in the vicinity of Joo Chiat Road.

Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from CCTVs and Police cameras, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 16 January 2023.

The man will be charged in court on 18 January 2023 with the offence of aggravated outrage of modesty, punishable under Section 354A(1) of the Penal Code 1871. The offence carries an imprisonment term of not less than two years and not more than 10 years, and caning.

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The Police have zero tolerance towards sexual offenders who threaten the personal safety of the community. Offenders will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
17 January 2023 @ 11:20 PM

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