Hossain Farhad, 24 was sentenced to two weeks jail for repeatedly molesting a 20-year-old student.Inside a lift at the Rochor MRT station and near the station’s staircase landing he was charged with molestation of the female victim between 1.45pm and 2.13pm on Aug 31 last year.
Inquiries had revealed that the target and two of her friends took a train from Bugis to Rochor on the day of the crime. At Rochor MRT, they took an elevator from the concourse area. Behind the victim stood Hossain. He touched the victim’s buttocks at the first level when the lift door out after trying to make their way of out the lift.
It was also suspected that Hossain molested the victim 3 more times in Rochor MRT station, with the “aim of outraging her modesty”. When he was caught in the act, Hossain rapidly hurried away while pretending to use his mobile phone. Ultimately he was held by the victim and her friends who informed the police to get him arrested.