Jail for former SG nurse who planted a digicam in toilet

SINGAPORE: A former nurse arrange a spy digicam in a typical workers toilet and watched her colleague, whom she fantasized about, change garments by way of photographs transmitted to her cell phone on three events.


However the digicam got here off and different nurses reported the discover to hospital safety.

On Tuesday (June 14), the 26-year-old was jailed for 10 weeks after pleading responsible to voyeurism. Particulars of his place of job and his identify can’t be launched because of a secrecy order to guard the sufferer‘s id.

The court docket heard that the defendant and the sufferer, 26, labored collectively as nurses on the hospital for about two years.

Assistant prosecutor Benedict Teong mentioned, “In some unspecified time in the future, the defendant turned interested in the sufferer and began fantasizing about her.”

In July 2021, he went on-line to purchase a spy digicam that might transmit real-time photographs to a cell phone.

The digicam may additionally file photographs if a reminiscence card was inserted, however the DPP famous that the defendant didn’t use one.

The next month, he visited the widespread workers toilet to mount the digicam on a ceiling gentle and place it to obviously seize anybody showering or altering.

He waited till he was on responsibility with the sufferer on August eight and set it up earlier than she went to vary round 10 p.m.

The defendant then streamed the footage by way of an app on his telephone and watched her undress for about 5 minutes.

He eliminated the digicam after she left, however put it again to observe her twice extra over the following 10 days.

On August 18, a nurse entered the toilet behind the defendant and located the digicam that had fallen to the ground. She did not know what it was and positioned it exterior. Different nurses got here to analyze and realized it was a digicam.

He was handed over to safety officers who reported the incident to police, the DPP mentioned, calling for 10 to 12 weeks in jail for the person.

In search of eight weeks in jail for his shopper, the defendant’s legal professional famous that no reminiscence card was inserted on the time of the crime and that the person had solely seen the reside footage with out broadcasting it.

Those that deliberately observe one other individual performing a non-public act with out consent could be jailed for as much as two years, fined and flogged. – The Straits Occasions (Singapore)/Asia Information Community