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The Outrage of Modesty or Molestation, is a terrifying and traumatizing experience for the victims. These opportunistic crimes may take place anywhere and anytime, as the perpetrators may strike in the cover of a crowd or at secluded places when the victims are alone.

Molestation is a crime 


Crime Prevention Tips

Police would like to share some steps you can take to keep yourself and all our loved ones safe.

  • Be alert and attentive to your surroundings, especially when you are in a crowded and confined space (i.e. in public entertainment night spots, in lifts, MRT, buses etc.) or alone with a stranger that moves very near to you.
  • If someone rushes into the lift at the last minute and you are alone, it is safer to step out and take the next one.
  • If someone is following you, head to a crowded area; if someone moves uncomfortably close to you (e.g. someone deliberately stands or sits close to you in a bus or MRT), move away if possible.
  • Avoid going out at night alone. If you have to, go out in a group or get someone (parent, close friend) to accompany you.
  • Avoid letting your young children wander around alone, teach them to be wary and move away from strangers who try to get close to or touch them.
  • Consider investing in a shrill alarm for you and your loved ones as they can come in handy to sound for help during emergencies.
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