20-year-old man allegedly molested two women, both 28, along Circuit Rd and Balam Rd

A 20-year-old man believed to be involved in two cases of outrage of modesty has been arrested by police.

His arrest comes after two women, both aged 28, reported to police that they had been molested by an unknown man. 

One of the women was allegedly molested on Aug 12 along Circuit Road and the other on Aug 15 along Balam Road.

Through extensive ground enquiries, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the suspect and arrested him along Paya Lebar Way on Aug 21.

The suspect will be charged in Court with the offence of outrage of modesty today (Aug 23).

Anyone convicted of the offence of outrage of modesty under Section 354(1) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, shall be punished with an imprisonment term which may extend to 2 years, or with caning, or with a combination of such punishments.