26-year-old man arrested for molesting 11-year-old child on train

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty.

The police said they received a report on Dec 4 at around 12.20pm that a 11-year-old victim -- whose gender was not revealed -- had been allegedly molested by a man on board an MRT train between Clementi and Redhill MRT station.

The man was arrested by officers who responded to the scene.

He will be charged in court with the offence of outrage of modesty against a person under the age of 14.

If convicted, he is liable to a jail term of up to five years, or with fine, or with caning, or with any combination of these punishments.