47-year-old man fined $4,800 for insulting cashier's modesty

A 47-year-old man was fined a total of $4,800 on Wednesday for insulting modesty and offences under the Films Act.

Lim Kian Seng admitted to taking a photograph of a cashier's chest area at a supermarket in Choa Chua Kang on June 4, 2011.

He also admitted to having two mobile phones containing four obscene films and six films without valid certificates that day.

A magistrate's court that the 19-year-old cashier was manning the cashier's counter when she saw Lim take a photograph of her chest area with his cellphone. She felt uncomfortable and outraged.

She immediately informed a security officer who went to look for Lim.

After the two had detained Lim, they found an image of the victim's chest area in his phone and called the police.

Police browsed through his two mobile phones and found the obscene and uncensored films.

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