Thursday, March 11, 2010

Restaurant employee arrested

Kozhikode: The police have arrested a youth on the charge of placing a hidden video camera in the ladies toilet of a multi-cuisine restaurant in the city.

The accused, Akhil Jose, 23, an employee of the restaurant on the Mavoor Road, was charged under various Sections of the Information Technology Act. The Nadakkavu police would produce him before the Kozhikode Judicial First Class Magistrates Court- IV here on Friday, the police said.

Visitors to the restaurant had detected the hidden video camera in the toilet. They raised an alarm and informed the police.

Meanwhile, several political parties and its feeder organisations took out a march to the hotel in protest against the incident. Activists of the Youth Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Democratic Youth Federation of India took out separate marches to the hotel in the evening. Protestors threw stones at the hotel. Cases were registered in connection with the incident.

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