69-year-old man arrested for molesting young man in Toa Payoh

SINGAPORE - A 69-year-old man has been arrested for molesting a young man in Toa Payoh.

The victim, whose exact age was not revealed, told the police in a report on Tuesday (Sept 26) night that he was molested by a man at the void deck of Block 175, Toa Payoh Central.

Tanglin Police Division officers arrested the suspect along Toa Payoh Lorong 4 on Wednesday.

The 69-year-old suspect is also believed to be involved in another molest case at Toa Payoh Central, which was reported to the police in April last year, police said in a statement on Thursday.

Investigations are ongoing.

If convicted of the offence of outrage of modesty, the man can be jailed up to two years and/or caned.