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22-year-old man arrested for molesting woman sleeping in her bedroom

AsiaOne | Thursday, Jun 26, 2014

SINGAPORE - A 22-year-old man has been arrested for molesting a woman who was sleeping at home located in vicinity of Jelapang Road.

On Jun 23, 2014, the woman reported to the police that an unknown man had molested her from the common corridor while she was sleeping in her bedroom.

After conducting extensive investigations, officers from Jurong Police Division managed to identify the man with images from police cameras (POLCAM) installed in the vicinity of the incident.

The suspect was arrested on Jun 25.

Preliminary investigations revealed that he is believed to be responsible for two other cases of Outrage of Modesty and one case of Mischief by Fire at the vicinity of Jelapang Road.

If convicted, he can face a jail term up to two years, or a fine, and also caning.

wjeanne@sph.com.sg

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