Man, 30, arrested for molesting woman at Woodlands MRT Station

A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a woman at Woodlands MRT Station.

The police said in a statement that they were alerted to a case of outrage of modesty at the platform of Woodlands MRT Station on Monday (Mar 21) at 1.10am.

Officers established the identity of the man and arrested him.

He will be charged in court with outrage of modesty on Thursday (Mar 24).

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

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

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