Child allegedly molested at Choa Chu Kang playground, man arrested

A 39-year-old man was arrested after a father reported that his child was molested at a playground in Choa Chu Kang.

The police said that it received the report on Sunday (May 15) at about 8.15pm.

Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from Police cameras, officers from Jurong Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on Thursday (May 19) at about 8.30pm.

The man was charged in court on Saturday (May 21) with outrage of modesty, which carries an imprisonment term of up to five years, a fine, caning, or any combination of such punishments.