SINGAPORE - Police have arrested a 23-year-old man believed to be involved in several cases of outrage of modesty at a tertiary institution in Ang Mo Kio.
In November 2010, Police received two reports of cases of outrage of modesty involving female students of the said tertiary institution. Through extensive investigative follow-up, officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division managed to establish the identity of the suspect.
Police arrested the suspect yesterday at his residence at Bukit Batok Street 31.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect is believed to be involved in at least four cases of outrage of modesty in the Ang Mo Kio area. Several pieces of lingerie, believed to be stolen items, were also recovered from the suspect's residence and seized as case exhibits.
The suspect will be charged in Court on December 3 for the offence of Outrage of Modesty under Section 354(1) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. If convicted, he may be jailed up to two years, or with fine, or with caning.