24-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Woman on Train

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On Monday (Feb 22), A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a woman on the train.

According to a police news release, the man will be charged in court on Tuesday (Feb 23). 

24-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Woman on Train

The victim had been molested by an unknown man while on the train on 7 February. She then made a police report on 9 February. 

Police officers from Jurong Police Division and Public Transport Security Command uncovered the identity of the man and arrested him on 22 February. 

The police did not release information on the approximate location of the train at the time of the incident, nor did they state how exactly the man’s identity was determined. 

If found guilty of outrage of modesty, the offender could face imprisonment for up to 2 years, a fine, caning, or any combination of the mentioned punishments. 

Man Who Molested Woman On Train Donated to AWARE After the Offence 

In another case that grabbed headlines recently, 54-year-old Shen Ruifu, PhD holder from the National University of Singapore (NUS), had molested a woman on the train on 12 December 2018. 

District Judge Marvin Bay pointed out in court that Shen had made donations to AWARE after the offence. AWARE responded by making it clear that “[a] donation to AWARE should not be viewed as a ‘get out of jail free’ card (or in this case, a ‘reduction of jail term’ card)”. 

You can read more about this case here.

Feature Image: Shutterstock.com / TY Lim 

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