Al Raffa Police Station in Dubai. Photo: Google Maps

An Indian man has been jailed for three months in Dubai for filming a Filipina woman while she was taking a shower in staff accommodation.

The 21-year-old man, an employee at the quarters, was found guilty of breaching a woman’s modesty and privacy by the Dubai Court of First Instance, The Khaleej Times reported.

The incident was first reported on October 10 at Al Raffa police station. The Filipina, 28, said she saw the man filming her with his mobile phone from a small window in his room while she was in the shower.

The man admitted during a police interrogation that he had filmed the woman. He deleted the video after being spotted.

Another employee at the accommodation quarters said the man had confessed to filming the woman three times.

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