JB therapeutic massage and spa proprietor says CCTV digicam in personal room belongs to earlier proprietor following Singaporean girl’s police report
The proprietor of a Johor Bahru wellness spa the place a Singapore lady discovered a CCTV digicam in her therapeutic massage room claimed that he didn’t know regarding the digicam.
Stomp earlier reported that the Stomp contributor had booked a foot and oil physique therapeutic massage on the wellness spa throughout the KSL City Mall collectively along with her husband and father-in-law on June 16 ultimate yr.
After going to a private room and undressing for the physique therapeutic massage, she observed a CCTV digicam throughout the room and screamed.
The wellness spa proprietor, Mr Yu, instructed Shin Min Daily News that he was unaware of the digicam’s existence on the time.
He acknowledged he had taken over the wellness spa in May ultimate yr and opened it on June 1. All the cameras have been left by the earlier proprietor.
“We were not familiar with the security system,” Mr Yu instructed Shin Min. “We didn’t even know that there was a camera in the massage room. It must have been blocked by a curtain before as the monitor was always white. It wasn’t until the customer opened the curtain that the bed could be seen by the camera.”
The purchaser instructed Stomp: “The camera was hung next to the curtain hence making it less visible. Customers entering the room will not be able to see it unless they flip the curtain.”
She moreover acknowledged that the employees instructed her they didn’t know regarding the digicam and that it was not working.
“How did they know the CCTV was not working if they were not aware there was a CCTV in the first place?” the Stomp contributor requested.
“My husband immediately rushed to the payment counter to see if there was any ongoing recording. There was indeed CCTV footage in the room. CCTV footage showed all movement in the massage rooms.”
Mr Yu instructed Shin Min that he allowed them to view the monitor on the price counter and take photographs on account of he really didn’t know regarding the digicam.
The arrow signifies the room the Stomp contributor was in.
He acknowledged he had tried to elucidate and apologise to the consumer, nevertheless she refused to merely settle for his clarification and apology.
The purchaser acknowledged: “We ignored their pleas and called the police.”
She instructed Stomp that when she went to the Larkin police station to make a report, the supervisor of the wellness spa was already there.
“I was told by the Investigation Officer that the manager came to hand over the hard disk and the management team had already deleted the footage.”
Mr Yu acknowledged: “The hard drive has been handed over to the police. We haven’t seen the video on it. Everything is still in the hands of the police.”
He instructed Shin Min that there are 10 rooms throughout the wellness spa, nevertheless only one has a hidden digicam. After the incident, the company modified the entire digicam left by the earlier proprietor.
This article was first printed in Stomp. Permission required for copy.