Man held for molest at MRT station

SINGAPORE - A 33-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly outraging the modesty of an 18-year-old woman at the train platform in Promenade MRT station.

In a statement last night, the police said the suspect is believed to have touched the woman's lower body as she alighted from the train at about 6pm on Tuesday.

The victim "confronted" the suspect and he was subsequently detained by the police.

Investigations are ongoing. If he is found guilty, he could be jailed up to two years and caned.

This article was first published on November 27, 2014.
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