A Sydney supermarket employee has had ten extra charges laid against him after he was accused of up-skirting customers and filming colleagues in the toilet for his own sexual arousal.
According to reports on The Sydney Morning Herald, Bibek Guragain, was arrested after an 18-year-old woman noticed a phone in a toilet area of a Surry Hills Woolworths store about 10pm on Saturday.
Information obtained in court documents alleges that the 23-year-old from Hurstville filmed people without their consent for “for the purpose of obtaining sexual arousal or gratification.”
Police also found footage of private parts, as well as up skirting vision of female customers on the phone.
Covering his face, Guragain left Downing Centre Local Court on Tuesday. He was accused of committing offences – usually late night or early morning - between February and June 2017.
His original charges included three counts of filming a person in private act and two counts of filming a person’s private parts without consent.
However, an extra 10 charges of filming a person’s private parts were added.
A Woolworths spokesperson said the “company is co-operating with police in their investigations. The safety of consumers and staff was of utmost importance.”
Bibek Guragain is due back in court on July 11.
This article originally appeared on Marie Claire.
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