32-year-old man arrested for suspected molest on MRT train

The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested a 32-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty on board a MRT train.

According to a statement from the Singapore Police Force, the incident occurred on May 26, 2016.

A female victim reported that she was molested by an unknown man on board a train from Bishan MRT station towards Yio Chu Kang MRT station.

Following investigations and ground enquiries, officers from Ang Mo Kio Division and Public Transport Security Command identified the suspect and arrested him today (July 1).

Police say investigations are still on-going.

Any person found guilty of the offence of outrage of modesty may be jailed up to 2 years, fined, caned, or any combination of such punishments.

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