At first she thought it was her pack that had rubbed against her because of the crowd and the moving MRT prepare, an area court heard.
Yet, when the sensation carry on, the 30-year-old looked down and saw Aw Soon Heng utilizing his finger to molest her. She instantly pushed him away and yelled at him.
On Friday (Jan 5), Aw, 37, was sentence to year and a half’s prison and four strokes of the stick for molesting the lady in the MRT, and for another charge of taking a $900 bike along a Housing Board blk.
Public Prosecutor James Chew said that on Sept 21, 2017, the lady, who was working for an insurance agency, was waiting at Ang Mo Kio MRT station to go to work. Aw, who was likewise at the stage, recognized her and discovered her appealing.
At around 8.20am the train came and the lady feel she was being pushed into the train.
Feeling awkward as Aw stood shut before her, she moved her body marginally towards the left and utilized her right hand to cover her chest, while holding her sack with her left hand.
Along the way, she saw Aw breathing intensely. She additionally encountered the impression of being “stroked”, which she at first idea was caused by the edge of her pack. When it held on, she recognized Aw’s finger touching her.
After she had pushed him away and yelled at him, he apologized and landed at the following station, Bishan MRT.
She lodge a report with the SMRT staff at Raffles Place station.