25-year-old man arrested for allegedly molesting woman in lift at Boon Lay block

A 25-year-old man was arrested on May 21 for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty.

On May 17, the police received a report from a female victim that she was molested inside a lift of a Housing & Development Board (HDB) block located along Boon Lay Drive.

Through extensive ground enquiries and the aid of POLCAMs, officers from Jurong Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him.

The suspect will be charged in court today (May 23) with outrage of modesty under certain circumstances under Section 354A(2)(a) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

If convicted, he shall be punished with a jail term of at least three years and not more than 10 years, and with caning.

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