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.Also Read - JEE Advanced 2022 Exam on Aug 28; Last-Minute Preparation Tips For Candidates

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. Also Read - JEE Advanced 2022 Registration Ends Tomorrow; Check Paper Pattern, Exam Date, Time Here

“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. Also Read - JEE Advanced 2022 Registration Begins Today at jeeadv.ac.in; Exam on August 28

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.