25-year-old arrested for allegedly molesting woman on bus

25-year-old arrested for allegedly molesting woman on bus

SINGAPORE - A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a woman on a public bus on Tuesday night.

They were travelling along Tampines Expressway when the suspect sitting next to the victim touched her right thigh.

When the man alighted at a bus stop along Pasir Ris Drive 3, the victim followed him and called the police.

Officers from Bedok Police Division arrived and arrested the suspect.

Investigations against the suspect are ongoing. If convicted of outrage of modesty, he faces up to two years in jail, a fine, caning, or any combination of the punishments.

Female commuters are advised to be alert and attentive to their surroundings, especially on crowded public transport. If they are molested, they should immediately call the police or seek the assistance of nearby passengers or the driver.

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