Man arrested for molesting woman in lift at Tampines

A 29-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a woman in a lift in Tampines.

The police said in a statement on Sunday night (Sep 4), that they were alerted to a case of outrage of modesty on Saturday (Sep 3) at about 11pm.

The woman was purportedly molested by a man while inside a lift along Tampines Avenue 2.

Police officers established the identity of the man and arrested him within three hours of the report being made.

The man will be charged in court on Monday (Sep 5).

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