Written Replies to Parliamentary Questions

Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on Length of Time Between an Adult Victim of Rape Approaching a Police station and an Information Report is Filed, by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law

Published: 06 April 2020


Ms Yip Pin Xiu: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs in each of the last five years, what is the average and median waiting time between when an adult victim of rape first approaches a police station and when the first information report is filed.




    1. The Singapore Police Force (SPF) does not track the time taken for a person to file a report upon arriving at a Police station.


    2. For rape cases, the victims should approach the service counters directly, and the officers will attend to them as soon as possible.


    3. SPF takes all reports of sexual assault very seriously and investigates them expeditiously.