43-year-old man arrested after allegedly molesting 13-year-old girl in Toa Payoh

A 43-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old girl along Lorong 1 Toa Payoh.

The female victim had made a police report on Oct 7 at 9.08pm, leading officers from Tanglin Police Division to conduct extensive follow-up investigations.

They arrested the suspect along Lorong 1 Toa Payoh on Oct 8, within 24 hours from the time the report was lodged.

Police investigations against the suspect are ongoing.

Under Section 354(1) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, offenders found guilty of outrage of modesty are liable to a jail term of up to two years and/or caning.