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Man Arrested For Outrage Of Modesty

by December 15, 2018 Education

The Police have arrested a 33-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty.

On 14 December 2018 at 9.47 pm, the Police were alerted to a case of outrage of modesty at Pari Dedap Walk involving a 17-year-old female victim. Through ground enquiries, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 15 December 2018 at 6.30 am.

The man will be charged in court on 17 December 2018 with outrage of modesty under Section 354(1) of the Penal Code. If convicted, he shall be punished with an imprisonment term which may extend to 2 years, or with fine, or with caning, or with any combination of such punishments.

Members of the public are advised to adopt the following crime prevention measures:

Be alert and attentive to your surroundings; and

If you are molested, seek help immediately from those around you. Take note of the prominent features and attire of the suspect as well as the direction in which he or she went. Call ‘999’ as soon as it is safe to do so.

Source: Singapore Police Force