Man arrested for allegedly touching woman's chest

Man arrested for allegedly touching woman's chest

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested a 23-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty that had occurred along Boon Lay Way.

At about 10.22pm on Sept 21, a 37 year-old female reported that she was touched at the chest area along Boon Lay Way.

A member of the public, who was alerted to the incident, helped to detain the suspect and called the police.

Officers from Jurong Police Division responded to the scene and arrested the subject.

Investigations against the suspect are still ongoing.

For the offence of Outrage of Modesty under Section 354(1) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, the suspect may be jailed for up to two years, or fined and is also liable to be caned.

ssandrea@sph.com.sg

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