45-year-old man arrested for allegedly molesting woman, 24, on bus

A 45-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a woman on a bus.

The police said in a statement on Thursday evening (Feb 20), that the received a report on Feb 3 at about 1.20am that a 24-year-old woman had been molested by an unknown man while onboard a bus.

Officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on Feb 20.

Investigations are ongoing.

Those found guilty of outrage of modesty face up to two years' jail, or a fine, or caning, or any combination of these punishments.

The police advise members of the public to adopt the following crime prevention measures:

  • Be alert and attentive to your surroundings. Where possible, move away if someone stands or sits exceptionally close to you

  • If you are molested, seek help immediately from those around you. Take note of the prominent features and attire of the suspect as well as the direction in which he or she went.

  • Call ‘999’ as soon as possible.