Man arrested for allegedly molesting woman in lift in Woodlands

Police have arrested a 60-year-old man for allegedly molesting a 52-year-old woman in a lift.

At about 2.15pm on Jan 17, police were alerted to the case, in which the victim had allegedly been molested by a male stranger in a lift at a block of flats along Woodlands Avenue 1.

After investigating, officers from the Jurong Police Division tracked down the suspect and arrested him on Tuesday at 11.35pm, in the vicinity of Woodlands Street 31.

Investigations are currently ongoing. Anyone convicted for outrage of modesty faces a jail term of three to ten years, and is also liable for caning.

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