Police constable held for voyeurism

Sakal Times
Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Patel is presently posted at Khadak police station. The police also arrested three of his family members, who alleged roughed up the victim’s husband

Pune: A police constable was arrested by the Chatuhshrungi police late on Monday night for making an obscene video of a woman police constable.

The incident took place on Monday, when the victim was taking a bath at her house in Aundh police lines. The accused was identified as Sameer Patel (33), a resident of Aundh police lines.

Patel is presently posted at Khadak police station. The police also arrested three of his family members, who alleged roughed up the victim’s husband.

According to the police, Patel managed to take a video of the victim while she was taking a bath. However, the victim’s husband caught Patel while he was making the video and got into an argument with him. The victim alleged that her husband was roughed up by Patel’s brother, wife and mother-in-law when he demanded that the accused show him the phone used in the crime.

The victim registered a complaint at Chatuhshrungi police station on Monday night after which the accused police constable and three members of his family were arrested by the police.

The police have booked all the accused under section 354C (Voyeurism), 341 (Punishment for wrongful restraint), 323( Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the IPC.

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