51-year-old suspect arrested for molesting man along Boon Tiong Road

A 51-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting another man along Boon Tiong Road.

The police received a report from the victim on Monday Feb 14.

Officers established the identity of the man and arrested on Tuesday (Feb 15).

The man will be charged in court on Feb 17 with outrage of modesty.

The offences carries a jail term of up to two years, or a fine, or caning, or any combination of such punishments.

"The police have zero tolerance towards sexual offenders who threaten the safety of the community," the police said in a statement.

"They will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law."