Shameful: IIT-Bombay student films women bathing

Thane: A 34-year-old IITian pursuing his degree from IIT-Bombay was arrested on Saturday for allegedly filming people bathing.

According to sources, Avinash Kumar Yadav a resident of Thane and pursuing his education from IIT- Bombay was arrested and 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, NDTV reports.

“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.

“The accused was nabbed by other residents. The mobile phone had clips of men and women, mostly residents of the same building, bathing,” he added.