Man molested colleague in workplace at Lengkok Bahru, another molested woman in Middle Road club

Two men were arrested for their suspected involvement in two separate cases of outrage of modesty, the police said in a statement on Thursday (June 29).

In the first case, a 37-year-old man allegedly molested a 26-year-old woman at a club located along Middle Road on Nov 26, 2022

In the second case, a 47-year-old man allegedly molested a 28-year-old woman at their workplace along Lengkok Bahru.

Both men will be charged in court on Friday (June 30).

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

The police have zero tolerance towards sexual offenders who threaten the personal safety of the community, and offenders will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law," the police said in a statement.

They also urged members of the public to remain vigilant and make a police report immediately if they witness an incident of outrage of modesty, or are aware of someone being a victim of outrage of modesty.