Man who tucked cellphone into shoe to take "upskirt" videos charged with 264 offences

Upskirt offender Be Keng Hoon, 36, allegedly tucked his cellphone into the laces of his shoe to capture "upskirt'' video recordings of more than 200 women. -- ST PHOTO: NURIA LING  
Upskirt offender Be Keng Hoon, 36, allegedly tucked his cellphone into the laces of his shoe to capture "upskirt'' video recordings of more than 200 women. -- ST PHOTO: NURIA LING  

A 36-year-old man who allegedly tucked his cellphone into the laces of his shoe to capture "upskirt'' video recordings of more than 200 women was charged on Wednesday.

Be Keng Hoon, a technical officer, is said to have committed 264 charges of intruding into the privacy of women between October 2011 and Aug 14, 2012.

Except for the first charge which says that the offence occurred at ION shopping mall on Aug 14, 2012, the locations and identities of the women in the rest of the charges are unknown.

Be, who has no lawyer, will be back in court on Aug 29.

If convicted, he could be jailed for up to one year and/or fined on each charge.