Man, 31, arrested for molesting 26-year-old woman in lift at Jurong West

A 31-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty along Jurong West Avenue 5.

The police said in a statement that they received a report on June 17 from a 26-year-old woman who said she had been molested by an unknown man while she was in a lift.

Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from the Jurong Police Division identified the man and arrested him on Monday (June 24).

The man will be charged in court on Tuesday (June 25).

Anyone convicted of outrage of modesty can be jailed for up to two years, or caned or fined, or receive a combination of the punishments.