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Man, 21, Arrested After Pinhole Camera Found In University Toilet

SINGAPORE: A 21-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (March 7) after a pinhole camera was found in a toilet in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) earlier this month.

The police said in a statement on Thursday that the man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a public nuisance case.

A 58-year-old woman made a police report on March 1 when she came across the pinhole camera in a handicapped toilet at basement 1 of the Humanities & Social Sciences building.

The camera was supposedly hidden inside a plastic hook that was mounted on the side of the door facing the toilet bowl.

Officer from the Jurong Police Division conducted extensive probes and enquiries before they established the man’s identity, the statement said.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is involved in other similar cases.

A laptop, a mobile phone and two pinhole cameras were seized as case exhibits.Investigations against the man are ongoing.

If found guilty of public nuisance, the man faces a maximum fine of $1,000 (RM2,974).

If convicted of insulting the modesty of a woman, he may be punished with a jail term of up to one year, a fine, or both. – The Straits Times/Asia News Network

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