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Man Arrested for Causing Public Nuisance

by March 8, 2018 Government & Politics

The police have arrested a 21-year-old man for his suspected involvement in the offence of causing Public Nuisance.

On 1 March 2018, a 58-year-old woman reported that a pinhole camera was found in a handicapped toilet in Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Through extensive probes and enquiries, officers from Jurong Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 7 March 2018. Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is involved in other similar cases. A laptop, a mobile phone and two pinhole cameras were seized as case exhibits.

Investigations against the man are ongoing. Anyone convicted with the offence of Public Nuisance under Section 290 of the Penal Code may be punished with a fine which may extend to $1,000/-, while anyone convicted with the offence of Insulting the Modesty of a Woman may be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Source: Singapore Police Force