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Man takes video of 15-year-old girl trying on new dress in clothing store changing room

By Mason White 5:25 AM January 27, 2016
Girl in dressing room (illustration) 

By: Tanya Malhotra
A man was arrested on a charge of voyeurism after using his cellphone to record a video of a girl who was trying on a new dress in a clothing store dressing room, police in Singapore said.

Now, 34-year-old Mohamed Yousuf Abuthahir has been sentenced to serve one month in jail after being convicted of voyeurism in connection with the video taken of the 15-year-old girl.

According to the police investigation, around 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, the victim went to the second floor of the Fashion Palace on Buffalo Road, where she selected a new dress.

She went into the dressing room to try on the dress and took a video of herself, planning to show it to her sister before deciding whether to buy it.

When she watched the video, she realized a mobile phone between the bottom of the locker room door and the floor.

She immediately called the police to report the crime. Police reviewed the security camera footage of the store and located Abuthahir.

He admitted to taking a video of the girl, and police found the recording on his mobile phone.