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19-year-old investigated for taking upskirt photos of woman

Published on Apr 15, 2013 6:02 PM
 

The police are currently investigating a 19-year-old for taking an upskirt photo of a woman using a mobile phone on April 12.

A female passer-by who witnessed the act alerted the victim who grabbed the suspect's mobile phone as he tried to flee.

The victim and passer-by lodged a police report and handed the mobile phone over to the police. Following the report, the police officers were able to identify the suspect within an hour through information on the mobile phone.

If convicted, he can be jailed up to one year or fined, or both. The police in a statement advised anyone who faces a similar situation to keep calm and take note of the culprit's physical description. They should also seek help from passers-by or security officers nearby, and call the police as soon as possible.