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Updated: 02/16/2013 03:41 | By Channel NewsAsia

66—year—old man arrested for outrage of modesty

66—year—old man arrested for outrage of modesty


66—year—old man arrested for outrage of modesty

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 66—year—old man for outrage of modesty.

Police were notified of the case on Friday evening when an 11—year—old victim reported that he was kissed and touched inappropriately by an unknown man in the vicinity of Yishun Street 11.

Following the report, officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division conducted extensive follow—up and managed to establish the identity of the 66—year—old suspect.

The suspect was arrested an hour after the report was filed.

The suspect will be charged in court on Saturday with three counts of Outrage of Modesty under Section 354(2) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which carries an imprisonment term of up to five years and caning.

— CNA/xq

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