The police announced on Friday (8 January 2016) that a 37 year old man suspected of outraging the modesty of a victim on board the MRT has been arrested.
The victim came across a post on ASS about a man touching a female passenger inappropriately from Sembawang towards Bishan MRT and lodged a police report the same day alleging that she was molested by the same perpetrator.
After officers from Ang Mo Kio Division and the Public Transport Security Command conducted extensive ground investigations, they established the suspect’s identity and arrested him on 7 January 2016.
The alleged molester will be charged in Court under the Ourtage of Modesty under Section 354(1) of the Penal Code. He faces a jail term of up to 2 years.