More cases of women being molested this year, many on public transport
46 men arrested since January; many offences committed on public transport
The number of suspects arrested for outraging the modesty of women in Singapore has risen sharply this year, with many cases happening on public transport.
Figures collated from police news releases show 46 men have been arrested since January in connection with at least 54 cases.
Twenty of the alleged offences took place on public buses or trains, or when the victims were near train stations or bus-stops.
There were 17 arrests for outrage of modesty for the whole of last year.