A Canadian citizen, Paul Kawn was charged in court for insulting the modesty of his 28 year old domestic helper at his condominium in Newton and jailed for 3 months.
Kwan who is working in Singapore on an Employment Pass (EP) mounted a miniature video camera on his toilet wall and hide it to film his domestic helper. Kwan knew that the toilet was used only by her and decided to film her. On 3 occasions, he directed the camera towards the shower area and after the victim went to sleep, only then would he retrieve the recording from the toilet and download onto his hard disk.
Kwan managed to record his victim using the toilet and showering naked on 30 July and 31st July. In August, the victim was cleaning the toilet when she spotted the hidden pinhole camera. She removed it and went to her maid agency who then called the police.