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Thane: IIT-Bombay Student Arrested For Filming People Bathing

"The mobile phone had clips of men and women, mostly residents of the same building, bathing."

Updated: February 25, 2019 11:57 AM IST

By News Desk

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New Delhi: A 34-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay was taken into custody for allegedly filming people bathing. The accused identified as Avinash Kumar Yadav.

Yadav was charged under section 354 (any man who watches, or captures the image of a woman engaging in a private act in circumstances where she would usually have the expectation of not being observed) of the Indian Penal Code.

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“A woman filed a complain that she found a mobile phone on the bathroom window while she was bathing on Friday night. She alerted her husband who confiscated the phone. The couple saw the accused fleeing from the place,” a Kapurbawdi police station official said.

He added,”The accused was nabbed by other residents. The mobile phone had clips of men and women, mostly residents of the same building, bathing.”

Earlier a similar incident was reported from Puducherry, a man was thrashed by locals after he was caught looking inside a bathroom where a girl was bathing. The accused used to climb on the bike’s seat and peep inside the bathroom.  He was handed over to police by local residents.

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