Domestic help in Mumbai hides phone in bathroom to shoot videos, arrested
According to police, the complainant is a resident of Andheri and has two male servants.mumbai Updated: May 25, 2018 01:00 IST
A 20-year-old domestic help was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly recording a video of his employer’s wife, by hiding his iPhone below the washbasin in the bathroom.
According to police, the complainant is a resident of Andheri and has two male servants. The accused servant works in the morning shift and the second one comes in the afternoon, after the first one has left.
The accused, a resident of Versova has been working for them for the past one year.
The matter came to light on Tuesday morning, around 5am, when the complainant’s daughter heard the alarm bell of a phone ringing. She followed the sound of the ring, which led her to their bathroom, where she saw that an iPhone 4 was fitted behind the plastic pipe’s hook, below their washbasin.
She removed the iPhone and saw the video mode was on and their servant could be seen on it.
In the video, the accused is seen fixing the phone to the pipe and then leaving. Sometime later, her mother, the complainant, can be seen bathing.
The teenager immediately alerted her parents, who filed a complaint with the police. An FIR was registered under section 354 C (voyeurism) of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the accused was arrested.
The complainant told the police that she suspects that their servant has recorded more such videos. The police have seized the iPhone and will send it to the forensic lab. Further investigations are on.
First Published: May 25, 2018 01:00 IST