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 - Coronavirus Hits Colleges: 25 Students of IIT Gandhinagar Test Positive, 40 Active Cases at IIM-A
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 - GATE Answer Key Expected by March 2; Results to be Declared on March 22 | Here’s How to Check
“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 - IIT Delhi Recruitment 2021: How To Apply Online at www.iitd.ac.in, Check Direct Link And Other Details Here
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.