Train molester arrested after tip-off from public

A 44-year-old man suspected of molesting a woman on an MRT train has been arrested.
A 44-year-old man suspected of molesting a woman on an MRT train has been arrested. PHOTO: ST GRAPHICS

SINGAPORE - A 44-year-old man suspected of molesting a woman on an MRT train has been arrested.

He is suspected to have molested the woman on-board a train around Yishun, police said.

Information on a train molester was posted on social media on Sunday (July 2), police said.

He was arrested on Wednesday at Hougang Mall following a tip-off from a member of the public.

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Police said that investigations are ongoing.

If found guilty of outrage of modesty, the person can be jailed up to two years and/or caned.