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 - This is How Colleges in India Plan to Conduct Classes After July 31
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 - These Indian Institutes Are Among Top 200 in QS World University Rankings | Check List
“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 - Lockdown: From Early Graduation to Flexible Grading-- IITs Chalk Out Plan For Graduating Students
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.