Tag: outrage of modesty

Singaporean gets award for rescuing woman trapped in public bathroom by half-naked would-be molester

Singapore—The Police awarded Reshi Kumar Thenarasu with the Public Spiritedness Award on Thursday (Mar 19). Mr Reshi had prevented the molestation of a woman at a public bathroom in November of last year. At the award ceremony, the commander of the Clementi Police Division, Assistant...

Teen pleads guilty to molesting 3 women within 6 hours, including 2 seniors in their 70s

Singapore—17-year-old Khamalhan Kavnor Subramaniam, a Malaysian national, pleaded to three counts of molestation on Tuesday (Feb 25) before the State Courts. Mr Khamalhan was caught molesting three women within a span of six hours, including two senior citizens in their 70s. An additional charge of...

Student who filmed women in toilets asks for leave to continue studies abroad

A student from a prestigious British school is facing charges for filming several women in the toilet. The accused student, whose identity cannot be revealed, secretly recorded women as they used the toilet. Read: Teenager films woman in Community Club toilet to “know what she was doing” A...

Elderly man molested woman in front of husband, then offered S$10 to be let go

Singapore — An elderly man has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison for molesting a woman in front of her husband at a Chinatown mall. When confronted by the husband, 84-year-old Poh Seng Khian offered the man $10 to let him go. The...

Teen allegedly groped 3 women, including two who are in their 70s

Singapore — A 17-year-old teenager appeared before the State Courts on Tuesday (Dec 24) for inappropriately touching three women, one 49 years old and another two who are in their 70s. Khamalhan Kavnor Subramaniam, a Malaysian, has been charged with outraging the modesty of these...

Lecturer accused of taking upskirt videos at post-secondary institution

Singapore—On Thursday, November 28, a district court heard that a lecturer was alleged to have taken upskirt videos of a woman at a post-secondary institution where he worked. He now faces one count of insulting a woman's modesty. The accused is a 39-year-old male who remains...

Police and AWARE argue over outrage of modesty posters

Singapore—The country’s Police Force and one of its gender equality advocacy groups seem to be currently caught up in an argument concerning messaging on recent outrage of modesty posters that the police have put up. In a social media post on November 15, AWARE...

22-year-old male faces 43 counts of taking upskirt videos in MRT stations, schools

Singapore—A 22-year-old man was charged in court on Wednesday, October 30, for allegedly taking multiple upskirt videos in numerous schools and MRT stations. Marcus Phua Xie is facing 43 counts of intruding on a woman's privacy to insult her modesty by taking upskirt videos. Mr Phua is...

Number of incidents of male molestation in Singapore on the rise

Singapore—The country has seen a steady increase in the number of incidents of male molestation, even as some of the victims have struggled to come forward to tell their stories. In 2009, there were only 73 cases of outrage of modesty cases involving male...

Police concerned by rise of molestation cases

Singapore—The Singapore Police Force reported an alarming upward trend in outrage of modesty cases over the past year. "Outrage of modesty cases have been on an increasing trend and remain a key concern for the police," the SPF said. On Mon (Oct 14) alone, seven men...