Man, 18, arrested for allegedly threatening to upload sex video of woman

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of attempted extortion.

The police said a 19-year-old woman made a report on Aug 17 at 4.11am, informing the authorities that an online acquaintance had threatened to upload a video of her having sex with him if she did not transfer $100 to him. 

After extensive ground queries, police officers arrested the suspect on Tuesday (Aug 22) at Bedok North Street 3.

If found guilty, he will face jail term of up to two years and with caning.