16-year-old teen arrested for allegedly molesting woman inside Potong Pasir lift

A 16-year-old boy was arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty that occurred at Potong Pasir Avenue 1.

The police said they were alerted on Nov 29, at around 7.30pm, to a case where a woman was molested inside a lift of an HDB block

Through follow-up investigations, Tanglin Police Division officers established the suspect's identity and arrested him along Potong Pasir Avenue 2 within 24 hours from the time the report was lodged.

Investigations are ongoing.

If convicted for outrage of modesty, the suspect is liable to a jail term of three to ten years, and caning.

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