Man arrested on suspicion of molestation of six girls at Singapore’s Hougang Swimming Complex

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Location of the Hougang Swimming Pool.
Image: OpenStreetMap.

A man, 36 years old, was arrested Monday on the suspicion that he had been molesting various girls at Singapore’s Hougang Swimming Complex, representatives from the Ang Mo Kio police division said on September 25.

The six girls allegedly molested by said man ranged in age from 9 to 13. Authorities were alerted to the case at about 3:50 p.m. on September 13.

After an investigation, the police managed to track down the suspect, who was arrested at Hougang Avenue 2 on Monday.

He is scheduled to be formally charged with outrage of modesty in court on Wednesday. This crime is punishable by two years’ imprisonment, caning, a fine, or a combination these punishments.


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