Man who allegedly molested woman in Jurong East to be charged

A 34-year-old man will be charged in court on Friday (May 20) for allegedly molesting a woman at Jurong East Street 21.

The police said they were alerted to the outrage of modesty case on May 17, at around 10pm.

Through extensive ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Clementi Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him within 24 hours.

The man will be charged in court with outrage of modesty, which carries an imprisonment term of up to three years, caning, a fine, or any combination of such punishments.

The police said they have zero tolerance towards sexual offenders who threaten the personal safety of the community, adding: "Offenders will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law."

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