Jubilee Hills police have arrested a suspect in connection with a mobile phone recording in a ladies' bathroom in a restaurant and moved him to a juvenile home. The accused, who was working as a housekeeper at One Drive-In, a drive-in restaurant on Jubilee Hills Road No. 10, was found to be a minor. Jubilee Hills police are investigating the matter.
The accused, a resident of Nalgonda district, had come to the city six months ago after studying up to class 10, police said. He cleans the bathrooms in the restaurant. On the 10th of this month, he bought a cell phone for Rs 14,000. Police said he removed the SIM card from the phone and put it in the recording mode in the ladies' bathroom of the restaurant on Tuesday night.
It is learned that the victim identified the phone and informed the owner and lodged a complaint with the police. Police have registered a case against the accused as the incident has caused a stir. Police are also investigating whether anyone else has a role in the affair. Police said a case would be registered against the drive-in manager as well as the owner for being negligent. Police have seized footage of the remaining CCTV cameras in the restaurant and are examining the suspect's movements.
Meanwhile, the restaurant is trying to salvage its reputation by sending messages to its customers on its social media saying that all the news that are coming in the media are false. Police department is flooded with complaints on social media about the misinformation by the restaurant. The officials are investigating the matter and will book another case if needed.