66-year-old man arrested 6 hours after allegedly molesting female victim at playground

A 66-year-old man was arrested on Sep 26 for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty.

The police were informed by a female victim that she was molested by an unknown man, at a playground located along Woodlands Circle.

Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from police cameras, the officers from Jurong Police Division established the identity of the man within six hours and arrested him on the same day of the report.

The man will be charged in court on Sep 28, 2018.

Anyone convicted for outrage of modesty is liable for a jail term of up to five years, or with fine, or with caning, or with any combination of such punishments.