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REPORT TO THE POLICE

Lawyer Ravinderpal Singh said taking videos of women in changing rooms is a chargeable offence.

"Under the Penal Code, it is insulting the modesty of a woman," he said.

"That alone carries a jail term of up to a year, a fine of up to $10,000, or both.

"The person who took the video can also be charged for filming and uploading an obscene film under the Films Act, which carries a fine of $2,000 for each film, up to $80,000, or imprisonment up to two years, or both."

Lawyer Edmond Pereira said that while cases of women being filmed in changing rooms here are not common, victims should make a police report.

He added: "They should make a police report unless the person was already caught in the act, in which case the police would have acted on it immediately."