26-year-old man arrested for peeping at victims in female toilets

Police arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly entering the female toilets of a building in Sembawang.
Police arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly entering the female toilets of a building in Sembawang.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A 26-year-old man who allegedly peeped at victims in female toilets on several occasions was arrested on Tuesday (June 6).

Between January and May, several reports were lodged against a man entering the female toilets of a building along Sembawang Drive, said the police in a statement on Wednesday.

After investigations and with the aid of closed-circuit television footage, police officers from the Ang Mo Kio Division identified the man and arrested him for suspected involvement in several cases of criminal trespass.

The man will be charged with an offence of criminal trespass and insulting the modesty of a woman.

If found guilty of criminal trespass, the man could be jailed for up to three months, or fined up to $1,500, or both.

If convicted for insulting the modesty of a woman, he could be jailed up to one year, or fined, or both.